#21 – Lauren, Lauren, Lauren… (Sigh…)

Just saw a featurette on Turner Classic Movies about the one, the only, “The Look” herself, Betty Joan Perske, otherwise known to the rest of the world as Lauren Bacall.

There’s just something about her – The face, the eyes (Love those classic arched brows! ^_^;), the characteristic husky voice. Did I mention I’m as tall as her? (5’9″ ^_^;)

I consider myself fortunate to have read her first autobiography, “By Myself”. (One of these days I’ll read the updated version from 2005, as well as “Now”, her second book from 1994.)

On Wednesday, August 25, starting at 3 AM Pacific (6 AM Eastern), TCM is showcasing some of her films for an entire day as part of their Summer Under The Stars event. I’ll be watching (or at least recording) some of her best works, including “The Big Sleep,” “To Have and Have Not,” “Designing Woman,” “Dark Passage,” “Blood Alley,” and “Key Largo”.

#20 – If You Could Undergo a “Transformation”… (“Classic” Julie Anne)

(Dear Readers: This is a public repost of an entry I posted to a private group I initially posted my pictures to on my Flickr, back around late April/early May 2010, before I became brave enough to post pictures of myself in entirety publicly on Flickr. I still maintain the group, and it’s where some of the not-quite ready for prime-time pictures go. I owe the people I initially invited there my most sincere gratitude, because, if it wasn’t for their support, I wouldn’t be here today, either posting public photos of myself dressed up on Flickr, or even maintaining this site. Brankingston12, DJ Bridget, Francine, and Gordon – Everything I am today, I owe to each of you!)

“And Now, Our Feature Presentation…” (Originally posted on “My Time To Shine” private group on Flickr on April 25, 2010, at around 3:53 AM PDT.)

If you could undergo a “transformation”… And by transformation, I’m not talking about your own makeup/clothing/wig ritual, or going to a professional service, but physically transforming, by magic, science, or some other method?

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#19 – Even More Under-The-Hood Tinkering: New 404 Page!

Just a few ideas seen elsewhere, and lovingly hacked into the customized theme I’m using.

If things go well, and I’m on the ball, and don’t link from Twitter or Facebook, or elsewhere to pages that don’t exist, or mysteriously disappear from here, you should rarely see it.

Of course, you could try this link that goes nowhere and does nothing, but it will most likely bring up the page, unless I actually post enough to make something go here.