Posts in the “VANITAS” category

The Color of Pomegranates

by angeliska on December 20, 2013

This recent autumn was the best year for pomegranates. The tree planted by the pond in the garden seven or so years ago has been flourishing in this strange weather we’ve been having. Oft times, at harvest, the fruits would (…)

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Magic Windows #25

by angeliska on September 21, 2011

All dolled up in mermaiden pearls for Enchantment Under the Sea, Dances of Vice’s 4th Anniversary Celebration. It was my very first time to attend Dances of Vice, though I’d been wanting to go for years! Shien (the mastermind behind (…)

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Magic Windows #24

by angeliska on August 17, 2011

Post photoshoot glitter & grime – from a beautiful adventure with the marvelous Darla Teagarden. The Tiger’s Wife, by Téa Obreht – I’m almost finished with it. It’s so good it makes me kind of sick. Ramona, my love – (…)

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Magic Windows #23

by angeliska on August 7, 2011

To christen and complete my newly cleaned and decorated studio, I got a little half-moon Siamese fighting fish that Colin named Finnegan. He’s adorable. It’s been a long time since I had a fish. The last betta I had, Nico, (…)

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Sakura Honey

by angeliska on May 16, 2011

✸ I love these vibrant illustrations by A. Alexeieff for Russian Fairy Tales, from 1945 This bit from Eudora makes me want to track down a copy of my own: “These Russian tales are rambunctious, full-blooded and temperamental. They are (…)

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Magic Windows #14

by angeliska on July 14, 2010

It’s been awhile since I’ve made a Magic Windows post! I sometimes forget that I always have a camera on my phone, and even the pictures aren’t ideal, they usually come out good enough to share. Trying to capture the (…)

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Blue Gold Red

by angeliska on July 9, 2010

I don’t know about you, but sometimes in the midst of these strange and shifting times I have to shift my focus away from the horrors and tragedies of this world and cheer myself up with a little frivolity and (…)

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by angeliska on January 29, 2010

The Last Gadjo Disko! It’s true, darlings- Saturday, February 6th at La Zona Rosa 612 West 4th St. 10pm-4am 18+ $7 – $15 Dress to transgress! With performances from: Comintern Wino Vino Franziska Sick and DJ Chicken Kiev spinning 100% (…)

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Winter Solstice – Messe de Minuit

by angeliska on December 21, 2009

Happy Winter Solstice, beloveds! It’s not especially chilly here yet, though it has gotten a little frost-spangled some nights, the tease of recent snowfall amounted to only a meagre flurry. That being said, I’m grateful to know that the days (…)

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Strange Season

by angeliska on October 16, 2009

One of the many things I appreciate about Texas weather is the constant mercurial shifting between extremes. Honestly! I am, in so many ways, a creature of habit. I can easily get bogged down in work and routines, so perhaps (…)

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