Monthly Archives: July 2016

pee boy

You’re well aware of my love for the photo series. Lately I’ve wondered if I’ve chosen the right term when I have only two photos that match. My computer defines a series as “a number of things, events, or people … Continue reading

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brass players

This morning I got to listen to these brothers express their appreciation for parents who made it a priority to provide them with quality instruments. Each one still plays and enjoys the trombone (Mauri) and cornet (Howard) their folks bought … Continue reading

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hodgepodge limited

I’m glad I didn’t make any promises on regularity or content when I started posting Hodgepodge. I have collected a whole file of ideas for fun videos, but my attention span for the researching the links fell very short. I … Continue reading

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mickey

Is icon the right word for what Mickey Mouse is to Paul Carlson? Maybe trademark is a better descriptor. Whatever is the right word, all these years later we can’t think of one without the other. For years we gave … Continue reading

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diy – closet boxes

Cassidy came to visit soon after we’d wrapped up our painting project at 514 (a.k.a. our house). I’d accomplished Phase One of reorganizing my part of our closet with Phase Two still just a ruminating idea. Even though Cass and I … Continue reading

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some people have all the luck

Seventy-four years ago on this very day, Mauri and Howard’s parents — Mahlon and Hazel Macy — said yes till death do they part. Fourteen years ago on this very day they celebrated their 60th anniversary with us at The … Continue reading

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