a handful of carl van vechten’s gorgeous kodachrome portraits
- martha flowers, 1953
- diana sands, 1963
- alvin ailey, 1955
- joyce bryant, 1953
- leontyne price, 1953
- mahalia jackson, 1962
- james earl jones, 1961
- zora neale hurston, 1940
- harry belafonte, 1954
- james baldwin, 1954
i love the term “bear with me” because it could mean either 1 of 2 things:
- asking someone to be patient
- confirmation that the zoo heist was a success
A small mermaid in a fishbowl looks out the window at the rain. [animated]
Zoos and aquariums almost never buy or sell animals. But the trade is thriving.
Photo Credit: OnceAndAFutureLaura/Flickr
"You can’t go out and buy puffins," he says. "So we could have been sitting on a pile of $100,000 and we still would have been puffinless."
It’s a sad day when you’re puffinless.
went to sleep anxious
woke up anxious