Monthly Archives: August 2008

20 years

The day a spouse or a parent dies creates a life marker. When that marker is accompanied by another life marker, they become permanently associated, even when unspoken. There’s just no way around it. We don’t make a thing of … Continue reading

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at it again

I spent much of my weekend finishing up my photo project. Uh, did I say finish? Ha! Who am I kidding? I figure I’ll be doing photo projects till my dying day, and that will suit me just fine. Trouble … Continue reading

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photog

I hinted to friend and photographer Joel Bock that he post a set of wedding photographs he took a couple of weeks ago. Today they showed up! I confessed my reason for the hint: I wanted to post these two … Continue reading

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i love pictures!

My own family photo albums go back 40 years! They are better than journals for helping me remember what I did when. I’m no different from all those other people who claim they would first rescue the people from a … Continue reading

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did i mention?

Neither Mauri nor I are very good self-promoters. A number of years ago we invested many, many hours, a good-sized chunk of change, and a heap of energy producing two recordings of music. That was the easy part. The boxes … Continue reading

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published!

If Erin jumped for joy the day she mailed off her book manuscript, imagine how this must feel to her!

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fishing trip – part two

Is it still a fishing trip if you don’t catch any fish? Of course it is! You go fishing to sit beside a quiet lake and anticipate what might bite your bait. You go fishing to break your routine and … Continue reading

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fishing trip – part one

Mauri’s essentials ready to go. They wouldn’t want to forget anything. In it goes. The fillet knife, just in case someone catches something edible. Packing champions! The hopeful trio, off on their adventure. If only I could remember where they … Continue reading

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inquiring minds

Well, you got the “who” right. It’s Dave Maurer. Where? An old brick restaurant ironically named “The Log Cabin” in Carlton. Sadly, it burned to the ground shortly after I moved here. Here’s a picture of Ben (circa 1994) that … Continue reading

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a day at the beach

We won’t complain that it wasn’t exactly sunny on the day we chose to drive to the beach. We all returned with a little bit of pink skin, so we know the sun was up there somewhere. There’s sand at … Continue reading

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