Friday, June 26, 2009

bright and beautiful

at Canopy Blue

Yesterday was filled with sadness for me at the news of the deaths of Farrah Fawcett and Michael Jackson. It was hard to get my brain around it all as more news kept coming in and I was hearing and processing it. At the end of the day my sadness has resulted in a wave of nostalgia for my childhood. I remember admiring Farrah's hair; I remember huddling around a television with friends and being absolutely electrified by the moonwalk. I was in junior high at the time, and we all tried it. Of all the media I looked at yesterday, this piece about the moment that made Michael the King of Pop was the most compelling to me.

Have a good weekend.

24 comments:

Frau said...

It's very sad indeed. Wonderful pictures and have a great weekend!

Kamana said...

i actually couldnt stand her hair! and have never to this day understood why everyone makes a bid deal of it :)

unreal though, watching all the news coverage of both their deaths.

Sammi said...

My mum used to have hair like Farrah Fawcett's when she was a teenager.

I cannot believe all the news of these people dying.

M said...

The photographs are gorgeous, so serene. They really draw you in.
Have a lovely weekend!

Purple Flowers said...

I love your photos. They emit a serene feeling of femininity. Thank you for sharing.

pve design said...

I have been working on "happiness" and am in the process of posting a series - I love the way you found a glimpse of happiness in your photos, in the midst of two special people who gave happiness with their style, their music and their time here.
pve

Jodi said...

Canopy Blue is so white. Seems the perfect place to relax and regroup. So today will you show us the pedi color> Last weekend Tash and I went for a b-day present and my OPI was called - I don't do dishes. I thought it fit for a b-day.

Here's to the passing of time how ever it may come and to a peaceful, family filled weekend. AMB - Jodi

Francesca said...

hi! just found your blog and i truly love it!! could you please tell me what camera you use?

Cate said...

lecia, these are lovely. those teeny bikinis bring a smile to my face. did you try one on? farrah would want you to, i think.

thank you for brining a little happiness to my day-this is not the first time that's happened reading your blog and looking at your pictures.

Deidra said...

I was scrolling through your photos, asking myself, "Where is this place?" It is so peaceful and beautiful. Just what we need in the middle of bewildering moments, hours, and days. So, so lovely!

My favorite older song - "I Want You Back." What a beat! My favorite newer song - "Man In The Mirror." What a message!

I owned that Farrah Fawcett poster. I thought she was a beauty, and I counted myself the fourth of Charlie's Angels.

nicola said...

lecia, these are beautiful, artistic shots. your photos are becoming so well rounded!
hugs.
nicola
http://whichname.blogspot.com

Coffee with Cathy said...

Lecia -- you are so right that these entertainers are so much a part of our lives and our memories. As we mourn them we mourn parts of ourselves. Thank you for sharing that insight -- along with your as-always lovely photos.

annechovie said...

Beautiful photos, Lecia. Your photos have such a soft and tranquil qulaity to them - they always brighten my day. Have a wonderful weekend!

Joanna Goddard said...

gorgeous photos. and i know, yesterday was so sad. also, i LOVED the post you did about parenting. i'm going to save it for when i have kids. i loved everything about it, including early bedtimes and not "rescuing" your kids from their problems.

Anna said...

i know! what shocking news. i'm going to read that article...

Anna said...

it's me again :)
thank you so much for passing along that article. it was great and i really loved the video with it. i think i needed to see him perform again to have it make sense. it does make me sad for my childhood.

Francesca said...

Beautiful boutique or, better, beautiful photos.

please sir said...

Looks like a wonderful shop to escape in esp. on days like we are having...

Jill said...

yesterday's news was sad. two childhood icons passing made me stop and really ponder things. on a happier note, i'm glad you left me a comment so i could find your blog. your photos are lovely!

KPiep said...

Oh my goodness! Your pictures completely blew me away today! They are gorgeous!

Yesterday was indeed a rather sad one. I wasn't really a fan of either - although I have fond memories of MJ's music - but I do recognize their immense contributions to our culture. It's hard to not feel the loss when it is so deeply felt by so very many people.

Likes Chocolate said...

Hi! Just wanted to let you know that I stopped by your blog. What beautiful photos!!! It is way to late at night and I should be in bed before my little boys wake, but now I can't wait to come back and look at future and past post. Reminds me of the olds days when my husband, son, and I lived in Seattle while he was getting his doctorate. Boy do I miss Seattle; especially walk along Greenlake. Thanks, Kelleyn

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toriejayne said...

Hi,

Just discovered your blog, your photos are beautiful, I especially love the clothes on hangers shots.
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