Monthly Archives: May 2019

Three Swung Trios …Floral Friday

I’ll admit that the inspiration for today’s projects came about while listening to the swing jazz trio of Duke Ellington, Charlie Mingus, and Max Roach on a track called “Very Special”. The old jam has that dated, yet fetching early … Continue reading

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Mundane Mystery

I had nearly finished browsing the bric a brac at the Goodwill Store yesterday when I noticed the peculiar but beautiful piece of art glass. I didn’t know what it is nor how it would be used, so I showed … Continue reading

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Lawn Mowing Visions

The task of mowing my yard takes a long time to complete. Besides mindfully guiding the mower back and forth to avoid missing swaths of plant growth, there’s not much else for me to do but think. Oddly enough, mowing … Continue reading

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So Much Gossip

It’s safe to say that all of us gossip or have gossiped sometime in the past. This tendency is present across age groups, and social classes. We may have found out some juicy information about someone else and just had … Continue reading

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Peonies

It was the only Memorial Day that dad displayed the 49 star American Flag because the next one happened after Hawaii became a State of the Union. This ¬†necessitated dad to purchase yet another new Flag before Labor Day that … Continue reading

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When You’re Smiling

The old, often-covered standard “When You’re Smiling” popped into my head this morning while the coffee brewed. “When you’re smiling, when you’re smiling The whole world smiles with you When you’re laughing, when you’re laughing The sun comes shining through” … Continue reading

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Geekdom

It occurred to me the other day that I might be some sort of a geek. That I really didn’t make the connection until now is puzzling. After all, we are known by the company we keep. It should have … Continue reading

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