Friday RDP: ABSENT I couldn't have chosen a better word for the day if I had tried. Garry's got another audiology appointment in about an hour and I have a doctor's appointment in another section of the valley at three in the afternoon. Between one appointment and the other, we'll be absent all day. By … Continue reading GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN HOPEFULLY – Marilyn Armstrong
The Roger Moore Years, Part 1 by RICH PASCHALL After five films the original James Bond, Sean Connery, left the series, but when George Lazenby only stuck around for one film despite an original offer for more, Connery returned for Diamonds Are Forever. The franchise rebounded nicely from the comparatively weak showing with Lazenby, but Connery was … Continue reading MOORE BOND
Acoma Pueblo Pottery The pottery of Acoma is strongly recognized for fluted rims, thin walls and geometric design. Potters of the pueblo implement similar techniques found in the local region, from collecting of the clay material from limited sources, forming the vessel for a specific use, decorated with hand-painted patterns and designs, to firing the … Continue reading A PHOTO A WEEK CHALLENGE – DETAILED ACOMA SEED POTS – Marilyn Armstrong
I have been lucky to find some very unusual paperweights over the years. I have made a point of collecting the unique ones and displaying them around my house. Here are some of my favorites.
Develop - from Fandango's One Word Challenge Garry and I have had this particular conversation often. For him, writing is a developmental process. He has to "see" the entire post, or at the very least, he has to see the beginning and a hint of where it is going before he can start writing. As … Continue reading DEVELOPING AN IDEA – Marilyn Armstrong
As airlines make traveling by air increasingly miserable, unfriendly, and physically uncomfortable, those of us who yearn to travel but abhor airports and airplanes have been waiting for teleportation. You know. "Scotty, beam me up" and off you go to another place. It might be earth. It might be an outer planet in another galaxy. … Continue reading BEAM ME SOMEWHERE! – Marilyn Armstrong