As a child, I ran barefooted in this field and lied about my first kiss in this house.
My sweet grandmother was ironing this hankerchief on the day she died. I’m so glad I have it to hold in her memory.
When Sommayeh Mehri asked for a divorce, her husband responded with a brutal acid attack. Iranian photographer Abolfazl Nesaei documents how Mehri and her daughters live with the scars. See the photos here on LightBox.
Short days and cold air makes winter a bit of a downer for me, so I bought my husband a home brew kit for our 10 year anniversary with the hope of it brightening up the lull of days that stretch out between January and April here in the district. Unctuous hops steamed up our tiny kitchen creating a cozy, meaty air. Bottles are capped and now we wait a long dark month. Maybe we should’ve started sooner?
Skateboarding, LIFE opined in 1965, is “the most exhilarating and dangerous joyriding device this side of the hot rod. A two-foot piece of wood or plastic mounted on wheels, it yields to the skillful user the excitements of of skiing or surfing. To the unskilled it gives the effect of having stepped on a banana peel while dashing down the back stairs. It is also a menace to limb and even to life.”