Most of the time, the book box out in front of our place is self-sufficient. People take books. People drop books and it exists in a nice balance. Lately, it’s looking a little depleted. There are still some good titles in there, but as you… Read More
Here’s a studio sneak peak. This work, called Switchback, is acrylic on masonite. It’s about 2 feet tall, and it floats a little away from the wall.
The Dying Detective was written in Swedish and published in 2010. It was translated into English in 2016. This page-turner is quality Nordic crime writing with some underlying character-driven humour. The protagonist is an out-of-shape retired ace-detective who suffers a stroke just before devouring a… Read More
This martin house is a new addition to the back garden. It is unlikely to attract purple martins, which require housing at least 60 feet from a building or tree, elevated 12 to 18 feet high. Armed with this knowledge, I resized the holes… Read More
The video showing a United Airlines customer dragged kicking and screaming from a plane has by now been seen over 6 million people. I’m sure that number is climbing fast. According to news reports, United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz called the situation “upsetting”, commenting the… Read More
I revamped the Long Branch Mosaics site today. Same content – I just changed the way it was organized and changed some text. It’s more of an all-over approach than the blog theme I was previously using. Tuffy P and I started making mosaics over… Read More
Here’s some Robert Gordon and Link Wray for a Saturday morning… The Way I Walk You don’t hear a lot of rock ‘n’ roll these days, do you? I remember buying my copy of their second record, Fresh Fish Special. That was in the late… Read More
For a few minutes while we were out walking with The Partners, the sky was an intense red. By the time we got home and I ran out back with the camera, light was taking over and the red was fading. Still intense though.
We were walking the partners the other evening when a woman walked toward us. She stopped a dozen feet away, a look of shock and awe on her face. She looked at Georgie and looked back at us. Is it…..a bear? Another day, a guy… Read More