March 2012

Here Comes April Again

image of the classic 0 The Fool from the Rider Waite Smith Tarot card deck

“Here cometh April again, and as far as I can see the world hath more fools in it than ever.” —  Charles Lamb  Image of The Fool from the Rider-Waite tarot cards, circa 1909.

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It was one of those March days…

photograph of North County San Diego, California beach after the storm. Bluff and ocean with azure blue skies and white caps. Copyright EatonAlive 2010.

“It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.” — Charles Dickens photo credit: North County San Diego, California EatonAlive ©2010

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Write Drunk. Edit Sober.

image of a concentric circle with the words
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Le Cornichon :: Vive Cuisine Française! :: Coq au Vin

print advertisement for the Czech restaurant Le Cornichon created by advertising agency Fabrika. The poster has an image of a man in a Breton blue and cream sailor shirt with a wine cane in one hand and holding aloft a glass of red wine. The man’s head is replaced with that of a rooster. The caption reads, “Coq au vin rouge.”

Ad campaign created by the Fabrika advertising agency for the restaurant Le Cornichon in the Czech Republic ©2010.

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Le Cornichon :: Vive Cuisine Française! :: Goose Confit

print advertisement for the Czech restaurant Le Cornichon created by advertising agency Fabrika. The poster has an image of a woman in a white corset, garters and stockings holding a glass of red wine posed provocatively. The woman’s head is replaced with that of a goose. The caption reads, “Goose leg confit with parsley.”

Ad campaign created by the Fabrika advertising agency for the restaurant Le Cornichon in the Czech Republic ©2010.

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Le Cornichon :: Vive Cuisine Française! :: Squid

print ad campaign for the Czech restaurant Le Cornichon created by advertising agency Fabrika. The poster has an image of a man in full French military uniform (ala Napoleon) with a head of a squid.

Ad campaign created by the Fabrika advertising agency for the restaurant Le Cornichon in the Czech Republic ©2010.

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The Garland :: Dante Gabriel Rossetti

an oil painting

La Ghirlandata  by Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1873). Oil on canvas. The Guildhall Art Gallery, London, United Kingdom

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Mix It Up, Baby! Cognac Rocks!

photograph of a Cognac Side Hatch a raspberry flavored cocktail. Image is a red drink in a cocktail glass with fresh raspberry garnish with a half a lemon on the counter next to the drink

“The difference between cognac and armagnac? Imagine a length of velvet and another of a silk fabric. Stroke them. The velvet has a deep, rich texture. That is an armagnac. The silk is pure finesse, and that, to me, is a cognac.” — Salvatore Calabrese The image of Cognac that’s embedded in the American mind is […]

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Read the Books…

WPA Chicago Illinois Art Project created between 1936 and 1941. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection from the Library of Congress. A woman in a coat clutching a book being buffeted by the winter wind. Blue background

“A book burrows into your life in a very profound way because the experience of reading is not passive.” — Erica Jong  WPA Chicago Illinois Art Project created between 1936 and 1941. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress). Artist unknown.

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