Monthly Archives: November 2009

(Good) Form Letters

‘Tis the season. Invitations are arriving. You’re narrowing your guest lists and thinking about seating or the hors d’œuvres. You will probably receive more than one e-vite and emailed thank you. But, if you are anything at all like Mrs. … Continue reading

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Style Icon: William Powell, the True Gentleman

(image: Doctor Macro) I’ve written before about my love affair with The Thin Man movies. But after viewing “William Powell: A True Gentleman” which came in the box set of “The Complete Thin Man Collection” I am more than ever … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving, Y’All.

(Click on the photo to visit the website for the house and grounds on The James River.) ( They Gave Thanks for Their Safe Arrival to the New World The first Thanksgiving occurred when Captain John Woodlief led the newly-arrived … Continue reading

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