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the house of romanov

Ko-ko-koshnik Time Machine! the 1903 Winter Ball

Okay, you either think the title is (1) uproarious like me, (2) cheese-tastic, or (3) you don’t know which cartoon I reference. Either way, hop in your DeLoreans, gun it up to 88 mph and let’s head to St. Petersburg … Continue reading

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Ahoy Day Three! the Almost-Adulterous Amethysts of Londonderry.

I beg forgiveness for allowing Theme Week Amethysts Ahoy! to go off the rails like that but Tuesday was your Blog Hostess’ anniversaire and the blogging just didn’t come together. Indeed, I threw some form of the Marie Antoinette Birthday. … Continue reading

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Ko-Ko-Koshnik Time-Machine! the 1903 Ball at the Winter Palace

Okay, you either think the title is (1) uproarious like me–I thought of it last night, (2) cheese-tastic, or (3) you don’t know which cartoon I reference. Only a slideshow seemed appropriate to showcase the illustrious regalia of the 1903 … Continue reading

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