Saturday, February 28, 2009
my italian epal sent me some more pics. football game in bologna. inter something. said it was an old stadium. 20's. no exterior shot. pout.
DALHOUSIE, JAMES ANDREW BROUN-RAMSEY, Marqui of- 1812-1860. railroads blah blah blah. 4 pages. crimea india blah blah.
DALLING+ BULLWER, Baron- 1801-1872. william henry LYTTON EARLE BULLWER, better known during the chief part of his long + brilliant career in diplomacy, politics + literature, as sir henry bulwer. b. london. father's side vikings. mother's side tudors + plantagenets. wife elizabeth barbara lytton. heiress. 3 sons. dad dies young and mother, the heiress set to the 3's education. published book of verses in 1822. bio reads like-'it was a dark and storm night'. military blah blah "one of the most sagacious + genial delineators of the generic frenchman". BLAH BLAH mostly diplomacy + books published .
DALMATIA- a crownland of the austrian empire along the adriatic, bounded by the turkish croatia, herzogovinia, + montenegro. blah blah details.
history- in 180 bc the tribe of dalmatians, declared independence of gentius, the king of Illyria. set up capital delminium/dalminium. in 156 the dalmatians 1st attacked by romans + compelled to pay tribute, but not til Augustus made a roman province. a formidable revolt + suppressed by tiberius in 9 ad. fully romanized + 'honor' of producing emperor diocletian, who retired after resigning the purple, to salona, the new capital. built many buildings there. after the fall of rome, held by odoacer, theodoric, + justinian. 7th c received the dominant element of slavs, who were invited by heraclius. 9th C- croatian influence, but in the 10th c, venice extended power to D + 1018ish, the doge took the title of duke of d. 11th c fight between venice + croatia, meanwhile, the ports of zara, tran, ragusa, etc had their own history-free cities. properous thru commerce + industry. sided w/ venice, but were alienated + in 1357-8 opened gates to louis of hungary, but V still clung. 1797 treaty D a austrian dominion. except for napoleon 1805-1814, austrian, but insurrection in 1869.
SATURN'S DAY SCHLITZ BLOGGING
last schlitz pic. jim schlitz's remains are in the brass urn right under that turtle back shade. that is the 'pretty' office. also had the office office and the show lounge.
Friday, February 27, 2009
RANDOM ESTATE SALE
same house on the lake from a month ago. but Open House had brought stuff from 2 fox point house to sell. $$$. fox point is a very expensive area. i should have taken pics of the $$$ eames era coffee tables ad some other stuff. weatherman LIED or doesn't know SHIT! so i had to pay full price for my new hoard THIS IS MINE. ALL MINE! sigh. $18. it'd a tad over 12 inches. nothing else to get.
FRIDAY ART BLOGGING
well, i thought i was done. think i am done now. took it to my 'studio to do a little touch up to the decaying corn silks and that green field in the back, well, it had to be tweaked. debating about the clouds. eh. i am just really pleased at the corn stalks.
Thursday, February 26, 2009
so, i was at the chiropractor today. no birds & blooms. bummer. and i am so irritated w/ people. i refuse to enable paparazzi shit. so, i took a ntional geographic cause i am getting smithsonian(MADD made me do it) and i took a town and country. looked thru the NAT G. then the town and country. mostly shopping/ads ads ads/ shoes for prositutes are in as are HUGE bags you can put a dog, or a zoo in/ frilly is in this season by the way and then i hit it. somebody living in a designer apartment, but if someone comes over, you have to hide the cat bed. NO MORE! just go to urban dreams(google urban dream cat bed) and you can get a mod ultra posh cat bed. and ONLY $665! and catnip pillow for $7. shit, i was selling my fur catnip toys for $5! just email me and i can make ya one. tho no catnip right now. i was gonna post a pic, but not on that web site!
i am SO happy i am not rich.