Monthly Archives: May 2015

The New Pre-Raphaelite Family

Originally posted on Rosamond Press:
In my literary endeavors, and in the union of Garth Benton, and Christine Rosamond Benton, we have a new Pre-Raphaelite Craftsman movement in the world. My contribution parallels that of Michael Rossetti who published a…

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My Kindred – Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor

Originally posted on Rosamond Press:
According to Jimmy Rosamond, the late actress, Elizabeth Rosemond Tyalor, is my kin. Dame Elizabeth is in the Peerage. Over ten years ago Elizabeth put a short biography, along with the top photo, on the…

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Beauty Dies at the Bohemian House

Originally posted on Rosamond Press:
In 1985 I visited my friend, Nancy Hamren, at the Kesey family creamery here in Springfield where I now reside. We had gone to lunch and talked about living at the ‘Idle Hands’ commune in…

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The Complaint of Rosamond

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The peculiarities of this impression (probably the earliest) of Daniel’s most popular poem were, we believe, first pointed out in the ” Bibliographical and Critical Account of Rare Books,” 8vo, 1865, I. 170. The “Rosamond”…

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Casey Farrell and Kristy Pothier

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I was sitting with my friend Casey in a coffee shop near the UofO discussing ‘The White Goddess’ by Robert Graves, when he pointed out a beautiful young woman sitting by herself. “She has the…

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Rosamunde “The mother of all the kings of France”

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Gautier de Costes de la Calprenède makes a panegyric pronouncement when he compares the beauty of Elizabeth Monck, Duchess of Albermarle, to Fair Rosamond. Did Gautier know Elizabeth descends from Rosamond via the Talbots? Handel…

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Carmel Cypress National Park

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“A year later in 2001, the accolades continued, as Golf Digest named Pebble Beach the No.1 Golf Course in America, marking the first time ever that a public golf course had held the top spot.”…

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The Pre-Raphaelite Movement in America 1

Originally posted on Rosamond Press:
Since 1969 I worked hard to bring my vision of establishing a New Pre-Raphaelite Movement in America. Joaquin Miller had befriended my grandmother when she was young. He would accompany her on the Fruit Vale…

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Rosamond and the Lost Road to Troy

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J.R.Tolkien’s ‘The Lost Road’ begins thus; “Alboin. Alboin!” Alboin means ‘Elf-friend’. When I was eighteen I had Hippie elf-friends who I found in Tolkien’s Trilogy. One of them was Christine Wandel. One day she came…

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Gospel Outreach – Lighthouse Ranch

Originally posted on Rosamond Press:
Dottie Witherspoon and I went to Meher Baba’s home in Myrtle Beach South Carolina in 1971. We then moved to California and lived in Alameda. Dottie took our Blue Tick hound born on the Fourth…

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