A Prince, Saint Nicholas the Wonderworker of the Kiev Near Caves (12th century) left his family to become a monk. He worked in the monastery's kitchen, served as gatekeeper, and grew a garden around his cell; also, he funded two churches in the area. Saint Nicholas was the first Russian prince to accept monasticism; his brothers ridiculed him, and his doctor told him fasting had weakened him. Saying this the doctor fell ill and was only cured by the saint's prayers. (Oct 14)

A Prince, Saint Nicholas the Wonderworker of the Kiev Near Caves (12th century) left his family to become a monk. He worked in the monastery's kitchen, served as gatekeeper, and grew a garden around his cell; also, he funded two churches in the area. Saint Nicholas was the first Russian prince to accept monasticism; his brothers ridiculed him, and his doctor told him fasting had weakened him. Saying this the doctor fell ill and was only cured by the saint's prayers. (Oct 14)

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Gwen Stefani continued to illustrate her love of patterns with this black and white print multi-strap heel.

Gwen Stefani continued to illustrate her love of patterns with this black and white print multi-strap heel.

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"Winton's Children." Among those saved are the British film director Karel Reisz (French Lieutenant's Woman), Canadian journalist, CBC news correspondent Joe Schlesinger, Lord Alfred Dubs, former Minister in the Blair Cabinet, Lady Milena Grenfell-Baines a patron of the arts, Dagmar Símová,cousin of Sec of State Madeleine Albright, Tom Schrecker Reader's Digest, Hugo Marom  aviation expert and Vera Gissing author of Pearls of Childhood and coauthor of Nicholas Winton and the Rescued…

"Winton's Children." Among those saved are the British film director Karel Reisz (French Lieutenant's Woman), Canadian journalist, CBC news correspondent Joe Schlesinger, Lord Alfred Dubs, former Minister in the Blair Cabinet, Lady Milena Grenfell-Baines a patron of the arts, Dagmar Símová,cousin of Sec of State Madeleine Albright, Tom Schrecker Reader's Digest, Hugo Marom aviation expert and Vera Gissing author of Pearls of Childhood and coauthor of Nicholas Winton and the Rescued…

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This 89 carat yellow diamond drop was gifted to Nicholas I by the Shah of Persia. Via www.irhal.com/.

This 89 carat yellow diamond drop was gifted to Nicholas I by the Shah of Persia. Via www.irhal.com/.

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Russian Great Imperial Crown, first worn by Catherine the Great; the diamond-encrusted crown holds the second largest spinel in the world, a red spinel weighing 398.72 carats.

Russian Great Imperial Crown, first worn by Catherine the Great; the diamond-encrusted crown holds the second largest spinel in the world, a red spinel weighing 398.72 carats.

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mary katrantzou THE BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund 2013 shortlist has been revealed - comprising Roksanda Ilincic, Mary Katrantzou, Nicholas Kirkwood, Peter Pilotto and ...

mary katrantzou THE BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund 2013 shortlist has been revealed - comprising Roksanda Ilincic, Mary Katrantzou, Nicholas Kirkwood, Peter Pilotto and ...

Sweet Ellison!!  He could be my son's twin!!  Ellison is looking for his forever family - please share and help bring him home!!

Sweet Ellison!! He could be my son's twin!! Ellison is looking for his forever family - please share and help bring him home!!

Dedicated on 11/11/11 at 11:11 Am. The Anthem Veterans Memorial in Anthem Arizona was funded mostly by donations:

Dedicated on 11/11/11 at 11:11 Am. The Anthem Veterans Memorial in Anthem Arizona was funded mostly by donations:

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