"Unbelievable her ability of an essence to take a soul beyond their words into an essence one cannot describe with words, but with words can attest to its ability to shift a transformation into view far away from skepticism." - Gregory E. Woods, Keeper of Stories Jan. 20, 2017
|Carmen Dell'Orefice at the studio of Fadil Berisha, NYC 2016. Wendy Riggs said, "You inspire me to find the glamour hidden inside myself. Thank you for keeping the magic alive!" Jan. 12, 2017|
China Machado and Carmen Dell'Orefice circa 1961.
"It is remarkable the way we age. There is panic at some point for many as they age. The loss of youth is the gain of maturity. The loss of innocence is the gain of strength to overcome. The loss of vitality in the later years is the resurgence of strength and the space between getting older and being old is the difference of childhood wonder and exploration resurfacing from the safe place our adulthood needed them to sustain the blows of getting older. It is all a mystery; not all fun, but not all painful." ~ Gregory E. Woods, Keeper of Stories 1/20/17