Man’s Best Friend

i am still as broody for pets as i always have been. we are waiting for the right time (or rather, home) to finally get a dog – and my yearning for one has gotten to the point where i am already naming them. the big dog will be called Coach…

Exploring Shorpy

i haven’t visited Shorpy in a long time, but since i’ve been enjoying the latest seasons of period dramas like Downton Abbey and Boardwalk Empire lately i thought it was time for a deep browsing session. it’s remarkable to see how rapidly things changed at the turn of the century…

lady on the water

lady in the water, taken in 1947 for harper’s bazaar (no photoshop, guaranteed) and the weirdest thing, as i was writing this post this song started playing on my ipod [audio:http://www.fileden.com/files/2008/8/6/2037036/Blitzen%20Trapper%20-%20Lady%20on%20the%20Water.mp3] lady on the water by blitzen trapper. image via shorpy

brox sisters, 1924

the brox sisters was an american trio of singing sisters, enjoying their greatest popularity in the 1920s and early 1930s. you can see some of their performances on youtube (love their hair)