.As our eyes age-returning again and again to the things we were captivated by in Youth is necessary.
Do we remain so? Or do we move on?
Never should we feel less than by finding our loves less than.
Catherine wearing the Preobrazhenskii regimentals, 1762.
portrait by Vigilius Eriksen
Rarely am I disappointed in the Face in a Portrait-
or a the story of a Life.
Grand Princess Catherine Alexeievna by George Christoph Grooth-1745
Now reading- this biography. I remember reading about Catherine the Great in elementary school. The biography has always been my favorite genre.
It has never disappointed.
“I am one of the people who love the why of things”-
Catherine the Great
thank you A CRAVAN for the inspiration- here