Tom Ford



Looking for someone to admire.

How about Tom Ford?


From wikipedia: Thomas Carlyle “Tom” Ford is an American fashion designer and film director. He gained international fame for his turnaround of the Gucci fashion house and the creation of the Tom Ford label before directing the Oscar-nominated film A Single Man.



He is smart and pulled together. Incredible taste and style. He even dressed James Bond. What more do you need?



The Fault In Our Stars


The Fault In Our Stars is a Young Adult novel by John Green. And it’s terrific. The main character is a 16 year old girl name Hazel Grace, who is struggling with cancer and meets a boy, Augustus Waters at a Cancer Support Group. And everything changes. It’s at turns lovely, smart, moving, frank, and thoughtful. Recommended for all. Okay. Okay.

(You’ll have to read the book to understand Okay. Okay.)

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Matthew Bourne

Matthew Bourne is one of the smartest, most creative choreographers working today. His approach to dance is original and based in storytelling. The movement he creates has purpose and direction. Had a chance to see his production of Edward Scissorhands years ago. Amazing, groundbreaking, innovative.

Highlights of his work includes (from wikipedia):

Masterpiece Board Game


Looking for a fun board game? Take a look at Masterpiece, a board game by Parker Brothers that is no longer in print. It’s for you, especially if you love art. A terrific game, not as stress inducing as monopoly, or painful as Sorry. You get to wheel and deal like a true art collector. Clever, artful, and entertaining.

From Wikipedia: Masterpiece is a board game by Parker Brothers, now a brand of Hasbro. Players participate in auctions for famous works of art. It was originally published in 1970 by Parker Brothers, and then published again in 1976 and 1996. The game is now out-of-print. In this game, players compete with other players to bid on potentially valuable paintings, and negotiate with other players to trade these works of art, build a portfolio, amass money, and win the game. The top value of a painting in the 1970 edition is $1 million, and $10 million in the 1996 edition; however, getting the full value for the painting requires some luck in landing on the right square on the board to sell a painting to the bank.