We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect. The role of a writer is not to say what we can all say, but what we are unable to say. - Anais Nin quote from Michael McClintock Poet, Writing Tips by Famous Authors.
Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia (Maria Nikolaevna Romanova) Third daughter of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and Tsarina Alexandra Fyodorovna. Murdered by communist guards, under orders of Vladimir Lenin
Nita Naldi, an American silent film actress. She was usually cast in the role of the "femme fatale"/"vamp", a persona first popularized by actress Theda Bara. She also played the vamp in the 1920 version of Dr. Hyde with John Barrymore.
Is there anything more spectacular in the spring than the sight of lush peonies? Long a favorite of spring brides, peonies make for the most amazing bouquets. These are some ideas on the most breathtaking designs for peony wedding bouquets.