Daily Archives: March 20, 2012

Almo says “Hi” (my photographic memoirs)


Almo says  "Hi" (my photographic memoirs)

Almo says "Hi" (my photographic memoirs)

My New Dove Friend (my photographic memoirs)


My New Dove Friend (my photographic memoirs)

My New Dove Friend (my photographic memoirs)

Thanks for the almonds: We all liked them (my photographic memoirs)


Thanks for the almonds: We all liked them (my photographic memoirs)

Thanks for the almonds: We all liked them (my photographic memoirs)

Huntington Beach Wild Flowers (my photographic memoirs)


Huntington Beach Wild Flowers (my photographic memoirs)

Huntington Beach Wild Flowers (my photographic memoirs)

“Dreaming”: Bolsa Chica Beach Nature Preserve (my digital oil paintings photographic memoirs)


Bolsa Chica Beach Nature Preserve (my digital oil paintings photographic memoirs)

Bolsa Chica Beach Nature Preserve (my digital oil paintings photographic memoirs)

This Day in History: Ian Ball Attempts to Kidnap Princess Anne (1974)


Ian Ball Attempts to Kidnap Princess Anne (1974)

Intending to kidnap Queen Elizabeth II’s only daughter and collect a £2 million ransom, Ball attacked Princess Anne’s chauffeur-driven limousine as it returned to Buckingham Palace. He shot the chauffeur, two policemen, and a passerby who tried to intervene, but Anne got away with the help of another passerby. Ball was then captured. His victims recovered, and all six who tried to help Anne were awarded medals. What was Anne’s famously feisty retort when Ball ordered her out of the car? More… Discuss

Quotation of the Day: George Eliot – On Happiness and History


The happiest women, like the happiest nations, have no history.

George Eliot (1819-1880) Discuss