“I wear black because I’m comfortable in it. But then in the summertime when it’s hot I’m comfortable in light blue.”more info
source: Larry King Live, CNN, November 26, 2002.
“The green of the ice and water begins to be visible about half an hour before sunset. Is it produced by the reflected blue of the sky mingling with the yellow or pink of the setting sun?”more info
source: The Journal 1837–1861 (New York: New York Review of Books, 2009), 539.
notes: diary entry dated January 20, 1859
“Halfway up the slope, guarded by a group of tall, slim cypress trees, nestled a small strawberry-pink villa, like some exotic fruit lying in the greenery. The cypress trees undulated gently in the breeze, as if they were busily painting the sky a still brighter blue for our arrival.”more info
source: My Family and Other Animals (New York: Penguin Books, 2004), 16.
medium: memoir (travel)
“Pink is the navy blue of India.”more info