I Thought I Heard
It was Ray Charles
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whom I'd spun on the Bose, after having tired of my cable system's music selections. And of watching finches…
Here we are at the end of summer. It was a favorite time of year for me when I lived on the East Coast, though I always looked forward to the fall as well.
I love Washington summers, too! I…
I was eating dinner with my back to the glass door to the deck when my daughter’s boyfriend commented on the sunset. He was right, so I went outside to take some shots with my phone. I took three.…Blog Off my back deck last night 6 Likes My Call for a Kidney...Pleased to Tell You:
Really pleased to let you know that hard work, luck, and support (from fine people here and elsewhere) have brought my wife a donor; she should have a proper kidney by…Blog My Call for a Kidney...Pleased to Tell You: 5 Likes Barn #17, The Hammerhead Crane at Bremerton N
Here are my three latest paintings.
The barn is a local one, just a few miles from me on a road we rarely travel. I had forgotten about it. We took a ride down that way to visit a park and…Blog Barn #17, The Hammerhead Crane at Bremerton N 7 Likes Carousels
Since I’ve lived here in the greater Binghamton NY area, I’ve known that locally carousels were a big deal. Today my wife and I had some time so we went to investigate. There are currently about…Blog Carousels 4 Likes Aretha died this morning
We’ve lost Aretha Franklin. I’ve posted about a lot of music deaths on Our Salon but I can’t write this obituary. I’d get too many corrections from Ron. I have to report this as news, though, in…Blog Aretha died this morning 4 Likes Passionate Justice Season 6 Episode 10 INSIDE
We live a couple of hours away from Atlanta, so there is ample opportunity to hear live music there, but my wife would as soon have surgery without anesthesia as drive in…Blog Cover Bands 4 Likes Nostalgic Thought for a Summertime Saturday M Blog Nostalgic Thought for a Summertime Saturday M 3 Likes
The 15 barn images below represent about 50% of the paintings I've made so far this year. I'm currently working on the 16th barn, with no end in sight. I just love doing…Blog A Body of Work 5 Likes Open Call: My Blogging Journey
I don’t remember exactly how it happened, but in the 1990s I joined an email listserve, The Carl Sagan Mailing List. I liked the Cosmos series on television and was enamored of the…Blog Open Call: My Blogging Journey 4 Likes Open Call: How did you start blogging?
I know how I came to start but it occurs to me I don’t know how most people did. I’d like to hear your stories. I’ll start with mine:…Blog Open Call: How did you start blogging? 5 Likes Photo essay, highlights of the season so far Blog Photo essay, highlights of the season so far 5 Likes Vigilance
That's the title of this newest painting, finished on Monday.
Living in the shadow of Naval Base Kitsap in Bremerton, WA, has provided me with some insights into my community. Many of…
‘Fireworks illegal here, too,’ she said, chatting fondly about the old school…Blog The Sensible Families Let the Twelve Year-old 5 Likes Standing In a Parking Lot on the 4th of July Blog Standing In a Parking Lot on the 4th of July 8 Likes Boardwalk Sunrise Blog Boardwalk Sunrise 3 Likes