Category Archives: Hobbies

Composition of Love and Family

Nothing goes by luck in composition. It allows of no tricks. The best you can write will be the best you are. ~ Henry David Thoreau Just before my senior year in high school, my dad was relocated to Minneapolis … Continue reading

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Ray Guyll, music teacher extraordinaire and my friend

To his many friends and all ships at sea, RAY HAS LEFT THE BUILDING! A great light has been extinguished.  I am so, so sorry. “SO LONG PAL.” ~ Bill Sheehan Suzy and I have lost an amazing music teacher … Continue reading

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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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