Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Riitta Immonen, a Founder of the Marimekko Textile Company, Dies at 90
"When the Lutheran Church began admitting women to theological studies in 1965, she came up with the uniform: a black matte wool dress with a matching jacket trimmed in red velvet..."

Monday, September 01, 2008

Sunday, August 31, 2008

YouTube - Aretha Franklin - I Say A Little Prayer

great long version from UK TV, not lip synched...

funniest thing I've read so far on the Palin "choice"--

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads
"Wallace is a little incredulous, pointing out that she, herself has admitted to not being focused on national security. McCain's rejoinder: "She was in the PTA!" This is really, really, really, just sad. As someone who harbored some admiration of John McCain in the past decade, watching him flail around, in a dim attempt to justify this pick. It's a little sad..."