SNAPSHOT: Charles Philip Arthur George, King Charles III of the United Kingdom and the Other Commonwealth Realms »
"As you may possibly have noticed from time to time, I have tended to make a habit of sticking my head above the parapet and generally getting shot off. . .If you become the sovereign, you play the role in the way that it is expected. So, clearly, I won’t be able to do the same things."
SNAPSHOT: HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH II »
Her Majesty's marvelous life in three sentences
SCENES IN UKRAINE: 2. Irpin »
Irpin is newly named "Hero City of Ukraine" by the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense. Just a stone's throw away from the center of Kyiv, the Russians thought they'd cakewalk through Irpin and take Ukraine's capital. Thwarted by Irpin, the Russians beat an ignominious retreat. Let its street art clue you in on the essence of this Hero City!
WHO WAS THE GEORGE HAMILTON GUIDEPOST TALKED TO IN 1965? »
Debonair actor, producer, suntan icon, now going on 80 but still very much of and on the Hollywood scene
OBITUARY MOREEN “LA MARRURA” SILVER »
She came, she saw, she conquered
HIS MAJESTY EL REY EMÉRITO WON’T BE HOME FOR CHRISTMAS »
It's been more than a year since Juan Carlos I left Spain (3 August 2020) following the financial scandal swirling around him. He lives in the United Arab Emirates, in a gilded cage, as some would say. He wants to return home. The fulfillment of that wish is in the hands of his son, King Felipe VI.
A Second Opinion: Thanksgiving for it all! »
We all have things to be grateful for, and I hope this Thanksgiving we will remember them with all our loved ones around us. And for those who can’t be home for this holiday, may you find it in your heart to be thankful for all the positive things that have come your way this year. Happy Thanksgiving!
A SECOND OPINION: BUCKING BRONCOS AND BULLS OVER FOR THIS YEAR IN PNDLETON »
The Carnival left town. The cowboys and cowgirls loaded up their horses in their horse trailers and headed for other Rodeos around the country and Canada. The Indian Village was taken down and the tribes returned to their reservations. The most exciting event was the Indian bareback relay race. . .But all the hustle and bustle disappeared the day after closing, with Main St. open again to traffic and the horse pooh cleaned up as if it had never been there.
DAVIDE FRACASSO, A FABULOUS BAR, AND THE BEST COCKTAIL »
The SantaMaria drinks are created with the unique personality of each of its clients in mind. One look at you, one simple question, and a couple of minutes later they are back with what may yet be your newest favorite cocktail! Davide Fracasso's creation, "Character", not only charms but also won him the Bacardi Legacy Competition, one of the world's most prestigious cocktail competitions.
THE VANQUISHED VIRUS GIVES WAY TO THE RE-DAWNING OF THE OLD NORMAL »
Many are acting as though the pandemic is now behind us. The attitude is infectious! The old, but most especially the young, are letting off steam in a typically Spanish way: laughter in the bars’ terraces, in the parks, the plazas. . . The sound of the joy of being alive. The signs of the returning old times.