Georgia Rules

10/16/2008

I’ve wanted to visit Savannah for as long as I can remember, so after reading a recent Domino (yes, I know) article on Georgia’s oldest city, I convinced Matt to take me to the home of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. I fell in love.

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Sexy Time

10/16/2008

 

My grandmother died an untimely death in 1947. She was, among other things, a loving mother of three beautiful children, a wonderful dancer, and the ethereally exquisite reigning Miss Central America.

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Fine China

10/16/2008

Matt is constantly reminding me that I have too much “stuff” in my life. He means that both figuratively and literally. While I may have to agree with him about the earlier, I love surrounding myself with seemingly pointless physical “stuff” just because I think it’s pretty. Undoubtedly, my affection for gaudy collectable china falls into this category.

In the ethnic neighborhoods of Queens that reared me, religiously themed ceramic figurines are a dining room breakfront staple. While I certainly get a warm fuzzy feeling for porcelain renditions of The Last Supper, my taste for great old lady ceramics has evolved quite a bit. My absolute favorites are the the Hungarian China house of Herend, and Spain’s famous figurine export, Lladro.

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