Monthly Archives: June 2015

Two Steeples

Found this photo just now while cleaning out the “Camera Roll” in my iPhone. I don’t remember taking this picture and have no idea why I did. But I like it, so thought I’d share it with you 😄

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Road Trip: Seattle

I had a conference to attend in Seattle last week, and since my daughters were able to come along this time, we made a bit of a vacation out of the trip. Some pics: A view of Puget Sound from … Continue reading

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Stream of YouTube Consciousness: Fred Astaire, Bob Hope, and Elmer Bernstein at the 1970 Oscars (plus Ellen DeGeneres’s selfie; Janis Joplin’s riveting Monterey Pop Festival performance; and the themes from “Ironside” and The Magnificent Seven)

Long title, but bear with me 🙂  I came across this clip of Fred Astaire dancing at the 1970 Academy Awards ceremony the other day—and marveled that one could have watched the Oscars broadcast that year and witnessed such entertainment. (If you … Continue reading

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Update on that ship in my last post

After I put up my Saturday photo of Lake Michigan, my friend Jo, who lives on the lakefront downtown, told me that ship in the picture had been anchored there all week. Apparently the ship has been the topic of much conversation the past several … Continue reading

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