RETROSPECTIVE: AFTERTHOUGHT AND FOND FAREWELL – Marilyn Armstrong

RETROSPECTIVE: afterthought & farewell Do you remember when we competed to get the "Freshly Pressed" award? When there was a weekly prompt that they actually read and supposedly "judged" for quality and uniqueness? Remember when one day, it vanished? We didn't even get a marketing letter about that one. It vanished and never returned and Freshly … Continue reading RETROSPECTIVE: AFTERTHOUGHT AND FOND FAREWELL – Marilyn Armstrong

SEND IN THE CLOWNS? DON’T BOTHER, THEY’RE HERE – Garry Armstrong

"Send In The Clowns", on its own merit, is a beautiful song from the show, "A Little Night Music." Judy Collins' cover has made it a popular favorite for decades. A Frank Sinatra version is especially poignant. In the early 70's, a seemingly more innocent period, I used "Send In The Clowns" as a musical … Continue reading SEND IN THE CLOWNS? DON’T BOTHER, THEY’RE HERE – Garry Armstrong

NATIONAL SPEAK IN COMPLETE SENTENCES DAY – Marilyn Armstrong

There is a day for everything, but I could not let this one slip passed unnoticed. May 31 is NATIONAL SPEAK IN COMPLETE SENTENCES DAY. No really. It is. I'm not sure most people actually know what a complete sentence should look like. What parts it should contain. Most of the people with whom I … Continue reading NATIONAL SPEAK IN COMPLETE SENTENCES DAY – Marilyn Armstrong

A LOT MORE PAIN TO COME – Marilyn Armstrong

From: ELECTION OF DONALD TRUMP by Steven Brill "Donald Trump's victory and this current political crisis were decades in the making. This moment is a reflection of serious institutional and structural problems in American society. How do you make sense of it all? During the 1960s I was part of a generation that benefited from … Continue reading A LOT MORE PAIN TO COME – Marilyn Armstrong

BROKEN? ALSO, DISCONNECTED – Marilyn Armstrong

Broken I got up this morning in a pretty good mood. Bright sun, not humid. Looks like a nice day as spring heads into summer. Put up the coffee, gave the dogs treats. My son came over to install the new router and that's when things started to go downhill. I hate new routers. It … Continue reading BROKEN? ALSO, DISCONNECTED – Marilyn Armstrong