Bustle gown with both ball and dinner bodices by Charles Frederick Worth, Silk brocade, silk satin, and cotton lace. The fabric has stalks of grain and large blossoms, common motifs in Worth's designs.
After Dark, by Haruki Murakami. A short, sleek novel of encounters set in Tokyo during the witching hours between midnight and dawn, and every bit as gripping as Haruki Murakami’s masterworks The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle and Kafka on the Shore.
Living Room Makeovers - Before and After: Dark paneling kept this large living room locked in the Removing the paneling and bringing in color instantly updated the space. Also gone is the drab carpet; its been replaced with wood floors.