Friday, June 24, 2016

Brexit A Cautionary Tale for American Voters


Last night I stayed up to watch the Brexit voting numbers come in, what a nightmare.

Brexit in 5 words and six different thoughts:

1. Your pound is so weak.
2. Britain had a senior moment.
3. No Scotland No United Kingdom.
4. England take our Trump please.
5. Kiss your buying power goodbye.
Bonus:      FEAR, HATE AND IGNORANCE WON!

Britain is a cautionary tale for every American with the right to vote.

5 Rules for 2016 election:

1. Don't depend on the polls.  I don't care if it says Democrats are winning by a landslide.  Let your vote be counted.

2. The youth vote must get out and vote.  British youth will be living with the consequences of Brexit for the next 65 years!!! Older population will only suffer for 16 years of their lives.  Protect your future vote!!!

3. This is not the year to make a protest vote.  Every vote will be needed to push back against the fear vote, the hate vote and the ignorance vote.  Don't depend on my vote to keep you safe from a 1950's America.

4. Just because your friend seems cool doesn't mean they aren't motivated by racism.  You need to vote you don't know what your "friend" is really thinking.

5. We need your vote because of SCOTUS, women's rights, and Dreamers Rights!

While the rest of the four are political I will not speak for them here.  This is strictly the opinion of Love.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

I Agree With Solange I Don't Like Twist Outs But...

Love Yascone Twist Out
with Organix bamboo fiber-full

Yes, I said it I don't like twist outs.  I was so happy when Solange said she didn't like them either.  Usually when someone tells me I need to do a twist out it is someone really telling me they don't like my "grade" of hair.  Insulting me to my face in the guise of helping me out, yeah I see you.  I have never liked twist outs.  The look is just blah!  That said I did manage to do a twist out on myself that I don't hate and let's face it eventually there comes a day that I don't want wet hair.  This week I don't want wet hair.  Although it took two and a half days for my plaited hair to dry I think it turned out okay.  I think using a hair thickener, Organix OGX Bamboo Fiber-Full, helped a lot (although the smell is over powering).  I don't like the smell or the soy protein Ogx!  What I do like is the way it made my hair easy to play with and tangle-free. Okay I did a video talking about this so just watch that.  I also did some slice of life videos too so I included them as well.  Heck, there is no need to be bored in this day and age.


Love Yascone Twist Out
with Organix bamboo fiber-full


Love Yascone Twist Out
with Organix bamboo fiber-full



Love Yascone Twist Out
with Organix bamboo fiber-full



Love Yascone Twist Out
with Organix bamboo fiber-full

Love Yascone Twist Out
with Organix bamboo fiber-full





Thursday, June 16, 2016

Glenda, Her Home Garden and the Magic Beauty Beyond Flowers


Note: Most pics will be at the bottom of the page

Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
Designed Garden
Venus

Last weekend many of Louisville’s best neighborhoods had garden tours.  Our mother’s magic was featured with not one, but two homes on the Old Louisville Hidden Treasures Garden Tour.  One of the homes featured was our family home and the other home belonged to my mother’s Airbnb client.  Watching hundreds of people walk in and out of your back yard you start to hear things like, “Your garden is the best on the tour.”  After hearing the many praises mom received I decided I must give her props.  Gardens, are not just pretty flowers, herbs and vegetables, truly beautiful gardens are designed.  My mother works visually and whatever she sees in her head she can make happen.
 
Koi
Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
Designed Garden
These Poor Koi were eaten in May by The Crane

You would not expect a home garden in the city to feature four fruit trees, two Koi ponds, lap pool, herbs and of course flowers.  Our home does exactly that.  The herbs planted by Faith Yascone are beautiful and they add a little kitchen witch feel.  My mother has a name for every tree and every section of our yard adding to that magic.  My mother’s true love happens to be the Koi ponds.  Imagine her horror when a magical crane ate her magical fish.  (I have pics of the offending crane.  Thank you TwoFish for saving my mother’s pond right before the Garden Tour.)  Our garden was created for serenity.  The flow of water from the ponds and pool make our garden sing a peaceful song.  Our Family's garden is unique because it is Asian, Victorian and Roman/Greek inspired. 
Magic Crane who ate our beautiful Koi

If my mother had a huge budget she would have been able to create this look in a matter of months. Because our financial reality what my mother did for our home took years due to a shoe string budget and the fact that trees take time to grow.  Mom is the idea woman, the artist, Glenda The Golden- Glenda The Good.   Yes she built up the garden with Faith Yascone and Bryan Scichilone’s help. (To tell the truth I planted three of the trees in the front yard that are also named Love, Joy and Faith.  Bryan decided to be on strike that day). That said even in the final weeks mom kicked it up a notch and got quite a bit of help.  She knew how she wanted the finished product to look.  We had no budget but my mom has this way of inspiring others to help her.  I must say it helps when you have a clear and beautiful idea in mind.  I guess mom paints a picture that everyone wants to see in reality.  So, in the end, even when we daughters tap out, she always is able to finish her vision.  My mother is The Placement Artist.  She works with what she has and she inspires others to help make her vision real.
 
Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
Designed Garden
There is no renovation, decoration, garden or any other project for that matter that Love Joy & Faith work on that doesn’t involve Glenda The Golden-Glenda The Good.  She can fix any problem working with what you already have.  She can find materials that you can afford and make the world think you spent a fortune.  A home, a garden, an event and frankly any form of art that we do benefits from her input.
 
Glenda Yascone
Glenda The Golden-Glenda The Good
The Placement Artist

Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist designed the gardens in the pictures.  I know she would love to help anyone design their dream garden too (Yascone007@icloud.com).  My mother worked with a team of people to add the finishing touches before the garden tour and I would like to take this time to thank all of them.

Two Fish (502.777.4114) Glenda Yascone (The Placement Artist) highly recommends them for anyone who has or wants a pond.

Nance’s Florist (812.945.9950) provided beautiful flowers adding to the magic

Moor Electrical Contracting Ron Weaver (502.457.0975) outdoor entertainment center install

C & C Masonry (502.544.0597) Outdoor Fireplace

Richard’s Renovations 701.520.0271


I will be adding more pictures of both gardens periodically. 


Buddha
Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
Designed Garden
Buddha
Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
Designed Garden


Koi
Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
Designed Garden
Koi
Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
Designed Garden
These Poor Koi were eaten in May by The Crane

New Koi
Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
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Koi Pond
Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
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Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
Designed Garden
Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
Designed Garden
Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
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Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
Designed Garden

Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
Designed Garden

Buddha
Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
Designed Garden

Peaches
Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
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Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
Designed Garden

Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
Designed Garden



Koi Pond
Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
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Koi Pond
Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
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Koi Pond surrounded by
Faith Hope Yascone's Herb Garden
Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
Designed Garden

Faith Hope Yascone's Herb Garden
Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
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Faith Hope Yascone's Herb Garden
Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
Designed Garden

Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
Designed Garden

Faith Hope Yascone's Rosemary
Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
Designed Garden

Faith Hope Yascone's Peppers

Faith Hope Yascone's Strawberries
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Faith Hope Yascone's Peppers
Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
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Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
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Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
Designed Garden


Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
Designed Garden


Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
Designed Garden


Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
Designed Garden


Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
Designed Garden


Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
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Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
Designed Garden


Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
Designed Garden


Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
Designed Garden


Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
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Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
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Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
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Garden Tour Guest


Garden Tour Guest


Garden Tour Guest

Garden Tour Guest

Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
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Garden Tour Guest


Garden Tour Guest
Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
Designed Garden
House 9

Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
Designed Garden
House 9

Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
Designed Garden
House 9

Vertical Garden
Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
Designed Garden
House 9

Vertical Garden
Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
Designed Garden
House 9


Vertical Garden
Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
Designed Garden
House 9



Vertical Garden
Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
Designed Garden
House 9


Vertical Garden
Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
Designed Garden
House 9



Fruit and Vegetable Garden
Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
Designed Garden
House 9

Fruit and Vegetable Garden
Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
Designed Garden
House 9

Fruit and Vegetable Garden
Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
Designed Garden
House 9




Glenda Yascone The Placement Artist
Designed Garden
House 9