Saturday, June 5, 2010

Coastal Design in Gloucester, Mass.

Photo Credit: Trent Bell for The New York Times. My Favorite Room!

Home & Garden
On Location: Coastal Design in Gloucester, Mass.
Published: June 2, 2010
An antiques dealer’s Massachusetts home that is anything but a standard-issue New England clapboard house.

"The 42-foot-long living room has a Moravian tile floor. The oil-on-canvas frieze that encircles the room is from a lodge in the Adirondacks. An Anglo-Indian chaise is upholstered with “guerande” velvet from Manuel Canovas."

My favorite room is the living room featured as photo three in the slide show.

Friday, June 4, 2010

Tribute to Rue, The Sexy, Sassy Golden Girl

Above, two scenes in which Rue's comedic timing shines.

Rue McClanahan, Actress and Golden Girl, Dies at 76
Published: June 3, 2010
Ms. McClanahan, a screen and stage actor, helped make “The Golden Girls” a long-running television hit by playing the saucy Southern belle Blanche Devereaux.