Monthly Archives: October 2018

Happy Halloween

Back in the mid-1980s my friend Doug and I once rented nuns’ habits from a costume supply company in order to attend a radio station sponsored Halloween masquerade party at one of the local hotel convention halls. Our mutual pal, … Continue reading

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Kind Of

“I kind of think we should consider going to the Moon.” Can you imagine President John F. Kennedy using this sentence in an address to the nation? This is an absurd question, but one worth asking. History remembers Mr. Kennedy’s … Continue reading

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Public Servants

My friend Jorge brought up an idea that astonished me yet makes perfect sense. He thinks that civil servants who go beyond the call of duty should receive special honor and be rewarded in a manner similar to that accorded … Continue reading

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The Visit To Prospect Hill Cemetery

The usual Autumn grey overcast finally cleared over Nebraska. We actually had some gorgeous Autumn weather a few days ago. It was time to take a walk in the park, so to speak. A walk in the park reserved for … Continue reading

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With Liberty And Justice For All

Near the end of one of my trips back to San Francisco, I purchased a small campaign-style pin at a book store on Castro Street. The simple, inexpensive souvenir became a precious, almost holy artifact from the time I bought … Continue reading

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Flower Bowls …Floral Friday

The sky was dark with overcast all week so any attempt to use natural lighting for today’s projects was futile. Then, ¬†experimentation with artificial sources came to mind for¬†photographing today’s three projects. A mid 20th century Frankoma black and orange … Continue reading

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A Thing About Pasta

The local supermarket sells a store-made pasta salad they call “Spring Pasta Salad”. They usually stock the product in the spring and summer months. The stuff is absolutely habit forming and has become one of my guilty pleasures. The trouble … Continue reading

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