I see Dead people. Keep the Scene Clean Grateful Steve as the evening’s doorman. Remember what the doormouse said, “Feed your head.” Or was it “Leave your head?” The launch pad for Grateful Dead time travel performed by the premiere cover band The Kind. Listen HERE and HERE. Old Dead Heads and the Gratefully Dead [...]
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Archive for October, 2010
1. I was typing, my fingers slipped, and a smiley face came up on the screen. I don’t know how to make that happen again, do you? 2. Funny grafffitti HERE. 3. I’ve been reading Tabor’s One Day at Time blog for several years but only now looked up the word “tabor” and discovered it [...]
Fine, thank you. Check out more Wordless Wednesday shots HERE.
~ The following was published in The Floyd Press on October 20, 2010. Jessica Cromer’s 6th grade classes at Check Elementary recently participated in an American History lesson with a dramatic twist. Dressed in period clothing from other cultures, students took on the roles of immigrants arriving at Ellis Island, the New York port of [...]
The wind sings them down Like a flight of dying monarchs They drum to the ground In a color guard parade _________________________ ~ Colleen Redman
A couple of friends who wandered into Mickey G’s balloon decorated restaurant for lunch on Wednesday and did not know about the party were bewildered. I joked that they were the restaurant’s 1000th customers and the party was for them. In reality, it was my friend Mara’s daughter Kyla’s 13th birthday. She got off the [...]
1. My neighborhood is an October vacation destination and my porch is like the deck of a ship sailing through a sea of fall foliage. 2. THIS video chokes me up. 3. THIS one makes me smile. 4. You can see from the photo of my 2 year old grandson Bryce (left) playing a leaf [...]
Recently scene in Floyd County. More playing Wordless Wednesday HERE.
~ It was the 5th anniversary of the monthly Spoken Word night in Floyd but none of the founders of the event were in attendance. The following entry is from guest reporter Patricia Woodruff, artist and author of Strange Tales of Floyd County. It was a pretty small affair this Spoken Word, but you know [...]
There were so many apples that the rule about finishing one before starting another fell by the wayside. There were so many that Bryce played hockey with a stick using an apple as a puck. We taught him to watch out for the cow manure on the hike down to the old abandoned orchard. He [...]
1. Friends were surprised last week that I was actually answering my phone and not letting the answering machine pick up as I usually do. I had good reason. My grandson Liam was about to be born. 2. Liam was born the day after (by 42 minutes) my brother Danny’s birthday (Dan died in 2001) [...]
More posting on Wordless Wednesday HERE.
I didn’t know either until my Asheville potter son Josh, who just got back from a multi-country trip to Europe presenting at woodfiring conferences, told me he was invited to go there next year to work with a potter and be a presenter at the next year’s conference, to be held in Tasmania. “Are there [...]
Confucius believed that all wisdom came from learning to call things by the right name. I’m all for naming who you are and what it is you do. That’s part of making it come true. ~ Colleen Redman I bought my first camera in Jackson Square, Weymouth, Massachusetts, when I was 18 years old. Before [...]
Liam Patrick was born on October 8th, 2010. Mother and father (Alexis and Dylan), big sister Kaylee, big brother Bryce, and Liam are all doing fine. Video clip HERE.