Tag Archives: Music

Weekly Photo Challenge: FORESHADOW (2)

Now what in the world do you think is going to happen here? You’re right! A concert! That was easy. Here are two more photos: what do you think they foreshadow? Oysters and good bread –You got it! A first-rate … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: FORWARD (3, and a Bonus!)

It’s one thing to announce boldly, I’m moving forward! But it’s another thing to pause and reflect: What am I moving forward TO? Do I really want to go there? Which has so far prevented me from ever detouring down this … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: SURPRISE!

Who knew, after 40 years of singing only in the shower that the Hub would turn out to be a frustrated cabaret singer???????? But he did, and his debut was a smash hit, singing Where or When? by Rodgers and … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Of Dragons, Tears, and Renewal

Although there are exceptions, most forms of renewal happen slowly. Think of the slow round of the seasons, the patience needed to follow the life cycle of plants. A human baby takes 9 months of growth to enter the world … Continue reading

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Things being as they are in Northampton, which is, after all, a smallish town — When you go out to eat or club you’re likely to meet “your Uncle Max and everyone you know”. But there is one place — … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Colorful, 3

This is hardly my best photographic effort — and yet I find that I really love it! And I don’t know why —  I just do. There’s something about the combination of the colors, the shapes, the view across the … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

To wish you all the warm fuzzies you could possibly want on this heartfilled day: Pierre Pareja, founder of Venice Daily Photo and now turning his efforts to USA-Decouverte (his twin loves being Venice and the US), took this photo. … Continue reading

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An Erratic Journal: A Continuing Education

Whose education? Well, mine. Which begins in the Norman Rockwell Museum, and ends with a vital awareness you probably knew all along — but I had to come to it slowly, slowly, like this —- The Norman Rockwell Museum in … Continue reading

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