Sewing Surprise, Novel Neatness, Painting, and Miscellaneous
(Photo quote by literary salon host May Ziadeh) Sewing Surprise At the literary salon birthday edition much was shared in my own prayerful personal reflection at the start, and who knew I could mend my own winter coat? I have no problem having a tailor in town sew it, or hem pants. It’d been awhile…
Mon Amour May: A Photo Mystery, Solved!
—Thank you, Mr. Francesco Medici for writing to me (from Italy) about this Mystery photo post, and also clearing up who is who! From left to right: Ameen Rihani, May Ziadeh (the one I originally recognized as May by her gaze), and Samia Baroody’s husband Charles Corm, and the woman in the front holding the…
Author Artist Kahlil Gibran Celebrates a Birthday
January 6, 2023 Well, I am going next weekend to celebrate Christmas with my family in New York. I was sick with COVID on Christmas, and so was my husband—he got it first and is over it, as for testing: I am not yet but almost fully healed! We will go bearing gifts, including a…
Mary Haskell, author, art patron, and school principal celebrates a Birthday Today
“People are always longing for someone to help them realize their best selves,” – Mary Haskell (portrait drawn by artist Kahlil Gibran) Today is writer, art patron (b. in South Carolina, 1873) Boston school principal, Mary Haskell’s birthday…that is, the big 149 yrs! Can you handle it? (This is probably the most biased birthday greeting…