Monthly Archives: August 2016

One of the Greatest Paul Simon Song Openings

12 string riff followed by: Time, time, time See what’s become of me While I looked around for my possibilities I was so hard to please (with riff): But look around Leaves are brown And the sky is a hazy … Continue reading

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There are many reasons why you like me

“Yes Sure No Kidding Right Obviously You’re right Sounds right to me Uh-huh Indeed Agreed Of course Certainly Naturally Correct O.K. Definitely Exactly Precisely No doubt Unquestionably Indubitably so Ab-solutely”

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Arbiter: Something Fishy

Saturday morning on the boardwalk by the pool, two streams cascading down to it. Three big fish close to the surface some 30 goldfish packed below.   They know their place in the scheme of things and a wisdom in … Continue reading

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When Image, Thought, and Expression Automatically Become One

You see but do not observe the Spanish sidewalk houses close together a few feet apart and a tiled floor this sunny morning greenery creeping up the sun-lit walls and a cage beside one enjoying the limited view.   A … Continue reading

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Another Great First Night at ESO in the Park

(signed books by Simon and Garfunkle from my collection) A memorable program of Simon and Garfunkle with a focus on early Paul Simon songs up to “50 Ways to Leave your Lover”. Jim Witter, himself a successful country performer, played one … Continue reading

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21st Symphony in the Park in a Row

Another splendid late summer family event

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Happy Birthday Yet Again, Eh?

This time around, I’ll flip burgers. DQ cake as usual at the family party with a traditional Jeanne’s cake (from Wpg. childhood–in pic above) to follow after Sept. Radium trip.

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American Dream Hits Rock Bottom

Whether Americans vote for a certified loose-cannon crazy like Trump or a thoroughly corrupt, untrustworthy like Clinton.

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Ignominious Poverty: A Mere 60 Years Ago

(Scamp on left, on stairs where we used to wait for my mother to come home) (right of twin WW1 houses: my home, Winnipeg; now renovated with a garage where once a rutted driveway led to my mother’s garden; caragana hedge across … Continue reading

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The Shallowness and Deceptiveness of Surfaces (a morning ‘off-the-topper’)

90% of icebergs are under water. Think of the massive thundering waterfall upstream and the pleasant calm waters of a pool far below. Or the stranger you pass every day, never talking to them. And one day, on a whim, you … Continue reading

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