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Modern Glass …Floral Friday

The simplicity of clean shapes and elemental colors can provide a mental place for the mind to play. Three glass containers demonstrate what that meant to me this week. An amber, contemporary vase of thick, flawless glass was exactly that … Continue reading

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Summertime

This morning, a glance at the calendar verified that today is the First Day of Summer in the Northern Hemisphere. That’s also when a verse from George Gershwin’s “Summertime” started repeating in my head. “Summertime, And the livin’ is easy … Continue reading

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Some Sketchy Sketches

Somehow, a notebook full of pencil drawings of car designs has come up missing from my file cabinet. I wanted Jorge’s opinion on the original automotive styling and designs I had composed during my teens. A lot of work and … Continue reading

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Some Contemporary Stoneware …Floral Friday

Primitive appearing studio pottery appeals to the part of our minds that craves basic simplicity. That is one reason Raku pottery is an important classification of the ceramic arts. There are a few examples of Raku-like containers in my collection … Continue reading

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Creativity Happiness

Not so many years ago, if life was treating me bad, the best cure for unhappiness was my job. I was very fortunate to get paid for what I loved to do–play records for the public. As soon as I … Continue reading

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Some Vintage Night Slides

Yesterday was a stay in the house day because of unpleasant weather. While pondering the situation, I decided to go through another carousel of old slides. After all, I have a projector screen that I found on eBay from someone … Continue reading

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My Antique Tintypes

The small cardboard box kept in the file drawer along with old owner’s manuals, instruction sheets, and letters caught my eye yesterday. I store the box in that place in order to keep track of it and keep it safe … Continue reading

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