Fan of That

The Ease With Which I Lean Toward the Opposite

by Cris Gladly on April 23, 2013

If I could give a standing ovation to anything
I would give one to this!

One of the most poignant things I’ve seen in a long time.
His way with words is masterful.

{applause!} {applause!}
… {applause!}

I’m so glad to have found “new mirrors” in my life.


When Storybooks Come to Life

by Cris Gladly on August 16, 2012

The Ballerina Project: Brittney – Central Park (2-115)

About a year ago I saw this image for the first time;
one of many enchanting photographs captured
as part of The Ballerina Project.

There are hundreds and hundreds of images
in this whimsical, truly beautiful series …
like this one, and this one, and this one.

(They all sing to the dancer spirit in me
and I simply love the juxtaposition of such delicate femininity
against the often stark, hard urban environments.)

But the image above is my most favorite.
It has the feeling of a storybook image coming to life.
Something like: Swan Lake meets The Land of Narnia.
I think of fairies and music boxes every time I see it.



If I Had A Can of Black Paint

May 1, 2012

  … and an extra pint of body confidence, I would so do this! {watch video} Love the artwork of Quentin Jones!! And love the perfect balance of all things sexy that she captures in this video. {Meee-oowww!}

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If My Heart Was A Music Box

May 1, 2012

… it would sound like: THIS. ♥ Except on a quiet, rainy day, in which case, it would sound like: THIS. Or on days when I’ve got my girly swagger on, in which case it sounds like this: THIS But mostly, as I walk through my day … looking, breathing, loving, noticing: THIS is the tune in […]

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