Month: April 2009

Still Running!

Good afternoon darlings! I’m still running like a mad woman…I promise to slow down tomorrow and do a proper post. In the meantime, please enter the drawing for the lovely plaque by Lisa Romero (post below)! Will pick a name shortly after midnight tonight PST. xoxo

(Photo by DS Brennan.)

Thursday Giveaway!

Hello everyone! I’m very happy to announce this Thursday Giveaway: a lovely plaque painted by the fantastic San Francisco artist Lisa Romero at Paper Bullet. Lisa specializes in turning found objects into fantastic art with colorful acrylics. I love this piece. So very cute.

To enter to win this little plaque, please leave a comment here anytime today (Thursday). Also visit Lisa’s Paper Bullet Etsy store!

The winner will be announced on Friday morning. Good luck darlings!

UPDATE!!! AND THE WINNER IS…..DISGRUNTLED CUSTOMER!!! (I hope she will not be disgruntled about winning the prize). Thank you all for entering. There will be another fabulous giveaway next Thursday!!



Hello everyone. I’m running like crazy today! (Sort of like the girl above, but probably not as graceful). There’s so much going on: Bono is in trouble for saying the F-word, Bill Clinton is coming to town, there’s a Congo event tonight, followed by a gala to raise money for women in Afghanistan. And I’m so behind.

I did manage to put up a post on Ms. Muse about Brad Pitt. Check it out if you have a moment. Meanwhile, I’ll meet you back here, late late tonight…

PS: Please visit the sites of my lovely new sponsors (to the left)! I love them!

(The photo above is by Complejo via We Heart It.)



On the days when I’m at a loss for inspiration, I find it in the photographs of Jeanloup Sieff…


PS: There’s one more over {here}. I couldn’t resist!

Hope you’re having a lovely Tuesday. I’m busy working on my column today. I’ve been closed up in my little office…

Monday in Beverly Hills

Talented Ms. Tarnoff




My friend Tina Tarnoff, a fantastic artist and blogger in San Francisco, has recently been commissioned to do a mural in New Orleans’ gorgeous Garden District! I’m so proud she is going to be a part of the ongoing restoration of an amazing city. I spent a little time this weekend browsing through her paintings, above, My previous post on those!) And here’s the link to her blog, Thought Patterns.

I hope everyone has a lovely Monday! Such a busy week ahead. I’m heading out to, where else?, Beverly Hills.

Ads on the English Muse

Hello everyone. I’m very excited to announce that the English Muse is now accepting ads! If you’re interested, please email me at englishmuse (at) yahoo (dot) com. And thank you for visiting my blog!


(PS: Photo by English Snow.)

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