Still dreaming about heating and dry warm laundry, although the days are still mild for November, the sky is clear and blue and the breeze gentle. Birds sing, leaves fall and eateries are constructing glass or plastic-walled porches for winter visitors, as we, the guests, have gotten used to being outside-inside and want to keep the illusion of dining is fresh air. Anyhow, winter is coming. And until it gets here, let’s amuse ourselves by opening yet another Crate of Curios.
- “Hilda is a creation out of my head. I had various models over the years, but some of my best Hilda paintings I’ve ever done were done without a model. When she was much younger I used to use my celebrity daughter to model for Hilda even though she was tiny and skinny. I used her as a model. An arm is an arm and a leg is a leg and all you have to do is add a little fat.” Duane Bryers about creating one of the most iconic pin-up girls that graced the pages of U.S. magazines from 1950’s till early 1980’s.
2. Apparently there is a vaccine against fake news.
3. When nature itself offers underwater dick pics.
4. How do people sneeze around Europe? Find out here.
5. If the Egyptian pyramids were inverted… they’d be Indian stepwells.
6. And to finish off for today… let’s have some poetry spamming by The Bard himself.
And that’s it for this time. Happy reading and until next week!
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