Monthly Archives: September 2013

Genealogy for Virginia Hambley

Virginia Muriel Hambley was born February 3, 1963 in New York City to: Elisabeth Ann de GHAISNE de BOURMONT, and Clarke Toleman HAMBLEY. Elizabeth’s parents are: Mary Agnès CRAVEN and Joseph de GHAISNE de BOURMONT. http://gw.geneanet.org/soleil15?lang=fr;pz=hugues;nz=soleil;ocz=0;p=elisabeth+ann;n=de+ghaisne+de+bourmont To begin with there … Continue reading

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“Where are the grownups?’

Where are the grownups asks this editorial in the Boston Globe. Jon http://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/2013/09/26/republicans-need-cruz-control/g5c4uTOziv08l51lCNtMKI/story.html https://rosamondpress.wordpress.com/2013/09/20/gone-with-the-lord-of-the-flies/ As this latest bout of budgetary brinksmanship besets Washington, this question occurs. Or rather, recurs: Where have all the GOP grown-ups gone? The GOP used to … Continue reading

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Marie de France is Fair Rosamond the Sleeping Beauty

Above is an illustration from ‘Eliduc and Guilliadun’ by Marie of France. ‘Guildeluec Reviving Guilliadun’, may be the inspiration of Grimm’s ‘Sleeping Beauty’ who he named Rosamond. This led me to suspect that Marie of France is Joan Clifford, who … Continue reading

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“Love in the Western World” by Denis de Rougemont

“De Rougemont introduces the “Tristan Myth” in the first book of Love in the Western World, a work that focuses upon the intellectual and cultural development of love and its function as a myth in the West.” Long ago I … Continue reading

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Beauvau-Craon Du Temple de Rougemont

Laure de Rougemont married Marc de Beauvau-Craon, and thus it is possible Virginia Hambley and I are kindred. This poor translation appears to say the Rougemonts descend from a “modest line” and descends from Maria Theresa von Habsburg of Austria, … Continue reading

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Guy de Rougemont, of the Academy of fine arts

Guy de Rougemont, of the Academy of fine arts Guy of Rougemont: Wanderings in the city A communication at the Academy of fine arts, “A painter in the jungle of cities” “A painter in the jungle of cities”. Under this … Continue reading

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The Oracle

In 1979 I placed my plans for Atlantis in New Zealand and San Francisco Bay. I designed two hulled boats that were put in a grand regatta race. My vision has come true. Jon SAN FRANCISCO — A week ago … Continue reading

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