Reading St. Thomas Aquinas with my dog.
"What was the saddest moment of your life?"
"When my mother died."
"What was your mother’s best quality?"
"How do you say in English— she always flew straight. Sometimes it makes your life much easier to go a little to the left, or a little to the right. She was a Catholic in communist Poland and it was not good to be a Catholic during that time. Especially because she was a teacher. It was very difficult for her, to be a Catholic and raise three children. It would have been much easier for her to join the Communist Party. But she never did.”
It is said that the soft hues were created by covering the camera lens with Dior nylons.
On their way to a Society Wedding, London c.1933
Acoustic jars are ceramic vessels found set into the walls, and sometimes into the sides of cavities beneath the floors, of medieval churches. They are believed to have been intended to improve the sound of singing, and to have been inspired by the theories of Vitruvius.