Category Archives: Hobbies

A Cold Summer for the Emerald City in 2014

“Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.” ~ Anthony J. D’Angelo I’m sitting here finishing some projects and looking out the window here near the Emerald City aka Seattle. Mid to high 50s most … Continue reading

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Project du Jour: Little Free Libraries

“If you want to get laid, go to college. If you want an education, go to the library.” ~ Frank Zappa Recently a friend of mine reminded me of the Little Free Libraries. Lauren is building her first house and … Continue reading

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Abandoned, Photos from Another Time

“In art and dream may you proceed with abandon. In life may you proceed with balance and stealth.” ~ Patti Smith This photo is taken from Jake Heppner’s The 38 Most Haunting Abandoned Places On Earth. For Some Reason, I … Continue reading

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The Hidden World of Geocaching

“We never seek things for themselves — what we seek is the very seeking of things.” -Blaise Pascal My grandson and I created a little park in the empty lot next to our house. The lot was a water retention … Continue reading

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Pinterest 2012

“Pinterest is becoming the next big name in the social media space. For those who do not yet know, Pinterest is an online pinboard that lets you put your favorite images on a single Web page. You can share your … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Kindle Lending Library

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The Joy of Being a Kid

Discovered on Pinterest today. I just made me chuckle. I have no idea where you get this done for your child. Gotta show this to my Suzy; she can do anything!

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Sight Reading Music is an Art

“Hell is full of musical amateurs.” ~ George Bernard Shaw This week I got to sit in with a struggling big band that is under new management. This band has very strong elements and a couple of weak players. I … Continue reading

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From my Bucket List: Small Ensemble Musings

“As good as I am, I’m nothing without my band.” ~ Steven Tyler I was thinking about some of the things on my bucket list, most of them job, family and music related. I am not brave enough to share … Continue reading

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Photographs

This week I was visiting with my Dad and a friend who had some inside info on Amazon from a Microsoftie who had worked there. We stopped at Tully’s Coffee shop. Always interested in learning about the company I work … Continue reading

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