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rite of passage | rite of passage

andrew-q-lam's picture
Vân, Cúc, Trúc, and Trang; Dũng, Dai, Khôi and Phát. In my mother tongue these names carry music, cadence, poetry. They evoke for the listener images of clouds, peonies, bamboo, jade; acts of bravery or wishes for prosperity. In English, alas, they lose all meaning as the inflexible American...
dorothy-nixon's picture
We all have 'our thing'. This is my thing, or more to the point, WAS my thing as a tweenager. Glimmerick make-up by Yardley. In shades that resembled nothing found in nature, altough Yardley's 1960's advertising was all about transforming us Tweenagers into Earth Goddesses. The design of this...