in conversation

in conversation, we are told, religion and politics don’t mix.  subjects to be avoided.  best to address the weather.  consequently, i find the climate at the right temperature to be in conversation addressing religion and politics.  this could be just the best climate impact change.  in conversation, religion and politics found a flow for thebestdressup now!

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take view

take off from la guardia,  it’s a calm moment to take a pause.  i take view.  i can still tell iPhone what i want.  take a view to keep a memory.  life takes off quick.  a calm moment to take a view is a luvMUST for thebestdressup now!

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just a reminder

Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.~

Ralph Waldo Emerson

a full moon over miami keeps me looking outside.  at alter,  i can’t spot the moon.  but from the window behind me, i do spot a luvFIND.  a heart.  why do i find a heart?perhaps it is just a reminder.  it’s a full heart that reminds me of what matters.  this day matters.  that heart is just a reminder.  i am reminded that every day is the best for thebestdressup now!

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hanging lover

jean michel othoniel, sculpture, hanging lover, the best dress up        jean michel othoniel, sculpture, hanging lover, the best dress up

Jean-Michel Othoniel -hanging lover (2013)

All human things Of dearest value hang on slender strings. ~

Edmund Waller

Nothing speaks louder than an evocative photograph that stirs the imagination, tugs at the heart strings and engages the mind.~

Mark Carwardine

is he a lover suspended; hanging?  love does string us into orbit.   jean michel othoniel creates this sphere.   hanging lover.  orbits of murano glass that tug at the heart of thebestdressup now!

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even outside of italy

it was ferragosto, even outside of italy.  ferragosto is an italian holiday that takes place on the 15th of august, and it celebrates the summer vacation.  it also coincides with the religious day of the assumption.  on this day, cities in italy quiet down, and the countryside and seaside resorts are filled to capacity.  to enjoy ferragosto, friends and family gather to share the moment.  but as traditions live in us, even outside of italy, we can celebrate ferragosto.  those who share their traditions, keep them well and alive even outside of italy.  it was a luvFAB grand ferragosto even outside of italy.  sharing last night, kept ferragosto inside thebestdressup now!


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it’s all about the bosphorus

i was quite perplexed by its intricate overall beauty.  last month in istanbul, i kept telling myself that there was something most appealing and attractive about this city, but i could not with exactitude pin down what it was.  and then it became apparent that for me, it’s all about the bosphorus.  istanbul, between two continents, is rich in history, yet i find the historical and geographic significance of the bosphorus so utterly fascinating.  the bosphorus joins the sea of marmara with the black sea and divides turkey between asia and europe.  it’s all about that spectacular bosphorus.  istanbul is.  and yet, it’s all about the bosphorus for thebestressup now!

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a luvFAB wine prescription

in the swiss alps, there is a lovely venue, le grand chalet-this place is a luvFIND.  i found a breath taking view with a breeze and a luvFAB wine prescription in this charming setting.  the breeze was an added bonus as the heat in europe is reaching feverish temperatures.  an added reason to follow the wine prescription.  cheers!  toasting the heat and any ailment with wine could be just the cure.  this wine prescription is the remedy for thebestdressup now!

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the space between

Between stimulus and response there is a space.  In that space is our power to choose our response.  In our response lies our growth and our freedom.~ Viktor Frankl 

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unto the next best journey

on a crisp and cloudy spring morning, as i was leaving paris on my way to zurich, the next journey came to mind.  spring was struggling to move in, and some days were radiant and blossoming with nature’s bounty, and others with an overcast, and sudden outbursts of rainfall.  this reminded me that every journey is as unpredictable as springtime in paris. from the moment we open our eyes, to the moment we close them to rest, regardless of the season, we are unto our next journey.  and we all are in an unpredictable journey. taking the best of each season is just the next best journey for thebestdressup now!

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a vintage degustation

six generations later, with jean-marc lallier-deutz.  a luvFAB vintage degustation at deutz champagne in ay, france.  this is a degustation for thebedressup now!

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