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Remembering My Mother's Life as a Script Girl and Hand Model for Wilding Studios

Remembering My Mother's Life as a Script Girl and Hand Model for Wilding Studios
Red. They were always red. But not just any red. Mom’s nails were postwar red. A red as moist as Marilyn Monroe’s flirty pout. A red with the durability of a fade resistant, waterproof, glossy Earl Shieb auto paint job. That positive, all-things-are-possible-red that clung to wagons, bicycles, balls, and swings in the 1950s. Some... Read more »

An Interview with an Average American . . . Me

An Interview with an Average American . . . Me
Recently, one of my interviewees asked if she could interview me for her blog. She wanted to know about my life and what prompted me to begin this project. That gave me the idea to interview myself for this blog as my American interviewee. After all, I am asking people around the world to share... Read more »

Iceland: Winter is Coming

Iceland: Winter is Coming
  It was eight degrees in Chicago when I started writing this post.¬†How appropriate to be writing of Iceland. Winter is coming. A Special Connection¬† My love affair with Iceland started long before the popularity of Game of Thrones. It is a very personal connection. I have my father to thank for that. During WWII,... Read more »
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