January 27, 2011

Yes my friends, the fishing has been very very good.


January 27, 2011

What song is stuck in your head this week?
For me it's... Theologians - Wilco
Waitress in the Sky - The Replacemets


January 17, 2011


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January 17, 2011


January 12, 2011

A moment to congratulate two of my friends on their recent wedding.
May you both be happy together and live long and prosperous lives.


January 12, 2011

I was at a class this week. The sensei was discussing a particular set of moves related to pressure points. He demonstrated it to the class with flawless, fluid motion. We practiced it a bit. I noticed that once you did the technique correctly, you became happy. I think that happiness is something that when practiced... becomes as reflexed a reaction as that shown by the sensei. It's just a matter of repetition of the moves that result in the reaction. Happiness, like martial arts, requires practice. Once the flow starts happening, the happiness rises to the top.


January 11, 2011


January 10, 2011

It's time to make some music.


January 09, 2011

Dollars for Dotty. Give if you can. It's a good cause.


January 08, 2011

I think we're living in a time where people are looking for good things to talk about. We in the US have been pounded by a constant barrage of bad news. Economy, wars, corruption and constant stream of negativity. When a story comes along that brightens the day of the masses... it it is greeted with open arms. A light shines through the darkness.

Light finds it's own path. Often times it can be directed in different directions with mirrors. The person in a funhouse doesn't really care who placed them there.... just as long as the person can feel the distraction of momentary happiness. When you step outside of the carnival, you feel better about life. Walking away from pleasure doesn't dim the light. The spark of memory ignites the light.

Carnivals are fun places. Sometimes we feel the games might be rigged... but yet we still happily go... year after year.

Truth is much like this light. I find much peace in it.
I like my rooms illuminated.

Vivian Maier

January 08, 2011

Original print. Neato.
Later this week I'll be posting the complete story of Vivian Maier and how her work came to the public eye.


January 07, 2011

And now back to your regularly scheduled photos.


January 06, 2011

It certainly has been....

A very interesting day


January 04, 2011

Leroy Neiman. Painting in the woods. Original photo given to me by a friend.
(Thanks Mr. Sycamore)


January 03, 2011

I missed out on the whole marbles craze. A few years before my time.

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