I wanted to point out a cool blog I've just discovered. House of Turquoise is all about home decorating with the color...turquoise!
It is a calming experience just stopping by and bathing in the world of cool aquas.
I'm thinking of getting back in touch with my inner lover of all things blue. I have gotten off to a running start with my sun room, which I painted a couple of years ago with an "obnoxious turquoise" floor and a faux stone walk way.
"Slavery ended in medieval Europe only because the church extended its sacraments to all slaves and then managed to impose a ban on the enslavement of Christians (and of Jews). Within the context of medieval Europe, that prohibition was effectively a rule of universal abolition. "— Rodney Stark