Idle Hands…

Idle hands inevitabley end up decorating the sides of rusty boxcars.   But really, it's so much more than urban art, as I discovered while dodging trains across from the marina last night.   It's wisdom from a spray can.  Take these insightful aerosol expressions for example: Look out!  I'm happy that some transient individual chose to warn me about something unspecific.   …

Finish Me

I have this problem.  I pick up a book, enjoy it for a short time, and then end up perusing the shelves at Village Books and buying more before the current read is finished.  Now I have this stack of half-finished novels that cover everything from African refugees to parents with cancer.   This doesn't mean I'm …

Camera-Shy

No trespassing??  Like I ever listen.  I did lose the lighting more quickly than I expected last night, so my train project didn't happen.  Instead, I took the path to the marina again and tried to make the most of what remaining light reflected off the clouds.  I happened to spot a Minnesota license plate as …

Dear Adrienne

Dear Adrienne, Thank you for hosting the Monday night BBQ with Jimmy (a.k.a The Shady Chef) and for the divine chocolate truffles, of which the butterscotch were my favorite... Please share the recipe with your Lush sisters.  And cheers to all the others who signed the cork on Monday night!  Thanks for Penguin wine, Karen …

Rust Canvas

This week I have been playing with my first DSLR, a Canon 40d, thanks to my friend David.  Up until now my Nikon Coolpix 100 has served me well, and it’s taken amazing photographs considering it’s “only a point and shoot”.   But I needed additional capabilities.  The Nikon D300 I want is going to run …