Water Wench Wednesday for December First

by monkeyfist

Water Wench Wednesday

Snapshot: Just Another Smiling Pretty Girl, In A Boat

(*Found Photos: My Best Stories (Set: 20) / John Van Noate)

The boat would be the boyfriend’s stepfather’s boat (they’re visiting his parents, at their home in southeastern Ohio), a pleasure boat we’ll call it, kept down at the lake at the vacation house that sat too close to the road, though now maybe the vacation house has been sold and the boat sits inert, strung up in the rafters of the garage at the house in the town, a town that seems to exist eternally in a state of long slow steady perpetual never ending decline from some mythic past that began and ended (grazie Faulkner) on the day that the soldiers returned (and not all of them returned) from the War of the Rebellion. But today the boat is needed so that the girl can perch on a cushion under the pale blue sky, wearing the black one-piece bathing suit, without which the picture would be incomplete.  Keep Reading

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National Geographic August 1938 – This is my favorite photograph of all time.. Anne & her family lived alone on an island.  She enjoyed having tea time with her friends the spiny lobster and baby hawk.  via hoovesforhands

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(via sailorjunkers) 18+

Europa - click thru to see full size

Europa – In Greek mythology Europa (Greek Ευρώπη) was a Phoenician woman of high lineage, from whom the name of the continent Europe has ultimately been taken.  more on Wiki

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“Claws for Alarm” 1958 via vintagegal

Gil Elvgren (March 15, 1914 – February 29, 1980), born Gillette Elvgren, was an American painter of pin-up girls, advertising and illustration. Elvgren was one of the more important pin-up and glamour artists of the twentieth century. Today he is best known for his pin-up paintings for Brown & Bigelow – More about Elvgren on Pin-Up Files

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Laudin Dmitry – Sun And Water (via issafly)

One Horse Town Collective on Flickr - click thru to see full size

One Horse Town Collective on Flickr – One Horse Town Portfolio

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Tina Louise on Mondo Topless - click thru

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See You Next Week!

Mala Powers via susiesnapshot

– special thanks this week to mudwerks and mightyku

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