#329 Farida, Queen of Egypt.


https://flic.kr/p/AcTHT King Farouk was 17 (see above)  when he met Safinaz Zulficar -her name in Turkish means the beautiful woman- on a trip to London.  She was part of the royal entourage for Queen Nazli's voyage.   Her mother Kareema was the queen's  lady in waiting, and also one of the daughters of Mohammed Said … Continue reading #329 Farida, Queen of Egypt.

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Maybelline won’t be true for Chuck Berry


Maybelline wasn't true for Chuck Berry, but then again neither was Chuck.  He died on March 18, 2017.  His obit on Billboard  gives a fair account of his life, read it here.  While the New York Post fills in the details.  We are highlighting Chuck's 1958 publicity shot taken from Rolling Stone's 500 Best RnR … Continue reading Maybelline won’t be true for Chuck Berry

#1 Abdul Bahá, visionary of Baha’ism


Bahá’ís have some of the most beautiful gardens on their grounds outside of an arboretum, part of their belief of creating a heaven on earth. The featured shot is of their grounds in Haifa, Israel.   The Baha's faith Their faith includes many notable messengers like Moses & Abraham of Genesis, Krishna, Zoroaster, Buddha, Jesus, … Continue reading #1 Abdul Bahá, visionary of Baha’ism