Later tonight, much of the world will no doubt gather round to enjoy the opening festivities of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.
And while I could probably write an entire post about the glories of the beautiful city of Vancouver (the art! the coffee! the food! and on and on) instead I’ll share my favorite 2010 Olympics-related promo to get you in the mood for tonight’s opening ceremonies:
I just love this piece STUDIO AKA produced as a BBC promo.
The passing and loss of (Lee) Alexander McQueen today is beyond description. There is nothing I can say that has not already been said, I did not know him but I loved his work. Here are a few of the write-ups in the papers and some of his work that has inspired me over the years:
How about you dear readers? What do you depend on during harsh winters?
Unless you live under a rock or more likely, are one of my readers from abroad you might not know that this weekend brought Baltimore an historic blizzard.
So this afternoon once the snow had stopped, I helped my family dig out. My mum was kind enough to supply the following video of my father and I shoveling their massive drive:
Ok, so my sense of humor is especially punchy today– we’re all a little batty from the miles of sparkling white everywhere…
Today finds Charm City buried once again, in a blanket of sparkling white. The effect is beautiful, bewildering and even a little inspiring though at some point after hours of shoveling, the snow will become less than charming. In the meantime, here is a piece of visually stunning eye/brain candy straight from Japan for you, dear readers, snowbound or otherwise:
Doesn’t this just make your eyes smile and the snow a little more fun?