Alicia Parlette

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The Road to Glory May 12, 2010

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I took this yesterday as we were cleaning out her apartment – one of the notes Alicia kept taped to her bathroom mirror. I like to think she’s in glory now.


[glawr-ee, glohr-ee]


(emphasis mine)

1. very great praise, honor, or distinction bestowed by common consent; renown: to win glory on the field of battle
2. something that is a source of honor, fame, or admiration; a distinguished ornament or an object of pride
3. adoring praise or worshipful thanksgiving
4. resplendent beauty or magnificence
5. a state of great splendor, magnificence, or prosperity
6. a state of absolute happiness, gratification, contentment
7. the splendor and bliss of heaven; heaven
8. a ring, circle, or surrounding radiance of light represented about the head or the whole figure of a sacred person, as Christ or a saint; a halo, nimbus, or aureole