Category Archives: art

Here Are Some Snapshots Today

Most people of a certain age and older have some sort of boxes filled with old snapshots that were never mounted into photo albums or were in older albums but were removed for one reason or another. The box might contain … Continue reading

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Ugly Cars

OK, I’ll admit it, sometimes I fall for clickbait. If it’s not clickbait for cats, it’s clickbait for cars. These are the two topics worth wading through disappointing pages that are overloaded with advertising nobody reads. The clickbait is usually … Continue reading

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October Ikebana …Floral Friday

Life has seemed to be much more chaotic than usual lately. To constructively deal with the additional stress, I decided it was time to spend some quality time and practice Ikebana once more. The art-form is the deliberate use of … Continue reading

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Copy Your Photos

In a couple of days, we’ll have the second equinox of the year. Not only does that signal the change of seasons, but it is my reminder to archive photographs to save for posterity. I choose this time of year … Continue reading

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Some Personal Recollections About Classical Music

A couple of record albums were the seeds for my appreciation of classical music. The soundtrack for “2001: A Space Odyssey” (a movie I still enjoy) and “Switched On Bach” by Walter (Wendy) Carlos. As far as spine-chilling music goes, … Continue reading

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Being Creative

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was not a shrinking violet nor a wallflower. Although he wore a powdered wig and the fussy clothing of his era, Mozart was not a conservative stuffed shirt. Much of his creativity came about from him having … Continue reading

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More Personal Pictures

Every so often I remember to file away images in my photo files that are stored on the laptop. While sorting them into categories, I also set a few aside to share with the public. As always, it was difficult … Continue reading

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