Monthly Archives: February 2012

Love is…

…someone to watch over you.


Artist Recognition: Barbara Bernrieder

Barbara Bernrieder is a German artist, and her website is in German. Unfortunately for me, I don’t speak German, so using the translations on her website, and what I’ve seen on other websites would do.

According to her website, her artwork can best be classified as abstract paintings with layers of color overlaid one on top of the other to create an imaginary coordinate system. One of the techniques she uses is painting with the canvas on the floor and tilting it every now and again to influence the flow of the paint. Her use of various types of paints from acrylic to car paint adds to the unique quality of her work. Read the rest of this entry

Quote for today

If you are allergic to a thing, it is best not to put that thing in your mouth, particularly if the thing is cats. — Lemony Snicket

Photo of the Day: Gaucho surveys his land at Estancia El Condor

This picture was taken at Estancia El Condor, a ranch in southern Patagonia, near the border of Chile. A lonely gaucho surveys his land.

Russian Tuesday: Обувь сезона весна-лето 2012

На пороге нового модного сезона уже стоит задуматься о том, чем пополнить свой обувной шкафчик. Пусть за окном пока лежит снег, но мы уже мечтаем только о весне и стильных туфлях, босоножках и ботильонах, которые встретят вместе с нами теплое время года. Какую обувь выбрать?

Яркая обувь в стиле color block

Чем больше цвета, тем лучше – обувь сезона весна-лето 2012 радует позитивной цветовой гаммой. На босоножках Prada сверкают разноцветные языки пламени, туфли Casadei переливаются всеми оттенками неона, а босоножки Giuseppe Zanotti похожи на радугу. Если в одежде в сезоне весна-лето 2012 доминируют пастельные оттенки, то в обуви больше кричащих красок. Мы уже нацелились купить первую пару ярко-оранжевых лодочек и все лето носить их с белоснежными платьями и сарафанами. Read the rest of this entry

Photo of the Day: Chicago

Home outside of Hamburg

This gorgeous home outside Hamburg belongs to the incredible Wolfgang Behnken, who is the creative director of Young & Rubican, in Hamburg, Germany. There are so many architectural details to love about this home from the large bay windows to the geometrically layed hardwood flooring, to the intricate ceiling details. Read the rest of this entry

Movie for Tonight – Law Abiding Citizen

Clyde Shelton is an upstanding family man whose wife and daughter are brutally murdered during a home invasion. When the killers are caught, Nick Rice, a hotshot young Philadelphia prosecutor, is assigned to the case. Over his objections, Nick is forced by his boss to offer one of the suspects a light sentence in exchange for testifying against his accomplice. Fast forward ten years. Read the rest of this entry

Movie for Tonight – P.S. I love you

A grieving young widow discovers that her late husband has left her a list of tasks revealed in 10 messages, delivered anonymously, intended to ease her out of grief and transition her to a new life. Read the rest of this entry

Photo of the Day: Rio de Janeiro