Category Archives: art

The Beatles And India

Yesterday, the clerk at the thrift store in Wayne, Nebraska was testing an old boom box stereo unit to make sure the thing worked before putting it up for sale. He placed “Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” into the … Continue reading

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Trois Animaux …Floral Friday

Humans have created animal shaped articles and wares for thousands of years and that trend is unlikely to end any time soon.  If you skim the Web, you’ll find almost any animal, imaginable recreated in a form, ready to enjoy.  Today, … Continue reading

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Feeling Creative

Theodore (The Beaver) Cleaver was sent outdoors to search for his big brother Wally.  The youngster walked through various neighborhoods but could not find his brother. At last The Beaver checked the notorious, rough warehouse part of the city. There … Continue reading

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Vintage Saskatchewan Ektachromes

My friend Andy moved to Winnipeg, Manitoba in early 1991. He invited me to visit him in his new Canadian apartment when I could get away from work.  It turned out that the last two days of June and the first … Continue reading

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Avant Garde 17 …Floral Friday

For Friday the 13th, positive, forward appearing style seems the way to go, today.  This time of the year, the last thing I’m interested in is orthodoxy of any sort. Now is one of those times my restless mind feels … Continue reading

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Mid Century Modern …Floral Friday

If you were alive during the late 1950s and 1960s you saw a lot of architecture, graphic design, furniture, and accessories that just looked modern. They were simple, clean, elegant, yet somehow organic. They produced a progressive, optimistic emotion in … Continue reading

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Vintage “Season’s Greetings”

Being the co-executor of an estate can be trying at times, but there are a few perks, too.  One of the responsibilities is the need to go through personal memorabilia.  You can see some of the items that were meaningful … Continue reading

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