The exhibition opens to the public on May 7, 2015, so mark your calendar, and look for an explosion of cclebrity at the Met Ball on the 4th.Chinese Whispers: Tales of the East in Art, Film, and Fashion (Metropolitan Museum of Art Press Release)The Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art has officially announced that their next exhibition will focus on the tradition of mourning clothes. If you are thinking that that will make for a very somber Met Ball, don worry. Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning Attire to be confused with the 1992 Robert Zemeckis film Death Becomes Her the quest for eternal youth starring Goldie Hawn and Meryl Streep) will open on October 21, well before the next gala.
“He always points them out: ‘look Mummy a Mulberry!’ And if someone’s got a fake, he knows. He’s been around the brand a lot I guess. He’ll name and shame girls in Westfield [shopping centre] He’ll be like ‘Mummy, there’s a Mulberry. The hotel ballroom near Chicago’s O’Hare Airport is crammed with rows of banquet tables covered with paper chessboards. In silent confrontation, 700 miniature armies face one another across half as many checkered playing fields. The National Open, a major annual chess tournament, is about to begin.
😀 Point is, tipping is less about the money, and more about the willingness to go beyond the corporate structured pricing before you in an business, and showing good will to the actual people who work there, in our city, in our neighborhood. Tipping is your way of peeling back the layers of big business, and identifying the humanity in front of you, the hair stylist, the server and the humble pizza delivery guy, who might eventually be hiring you for whatever it is you do someday. What goes around comes around, just keep that in mind..
Maybe all these years I have been chasing that memory of wild strawberries. Even in college I wandered into a greenhouse at Purdue to discover strawberries fruiting profusely in the middle of winter. Several years ago on a mountain top in Hawaii even I harvested a quantity of white alpine wild strawberries.
I was most anxious to get away because we had to unload all our stores, hauling them up the side of the unit. With some persuasion we were finally away and it took about half an hour to reach the unit. We got some of the tools off after all the rations, kit and personnelbut had to abandon some of our gun tools after the DUKWs refused to stay in the inceasingly hazardous conditions.