I' ve asked old acquaintance, Walter Houston, once again, to lead us with his melancholy vocal of "September Song" to set the mood. September is a bittersweet month for many of us. For the young, it's the end of summer, goodbye to the idyllic warm days of endless fun and those first romantic days and … Continue reading 2018 – ANOTHER SEPTEMBER SONG – Garry Armstrong
Tom Paxton - "Bottle of Wine" I've been a Tom Paxton fan forever. He may be one of the greatest writers and singers of folks songs. Ever. He is 80 now, still performing, still living on Long Island in New York. May you live forever, Tom Paxton! You bring my youth back to me!
RDP for Sunday - Panoply So there I was, sitting in the pouring rain in my panoply which was becoming rapidly rusty. Searching, was I, for somewhere to hide from the infinite wetness pouring from on high. Suddenly, there appeared before me (oh snap!) a canopy to cover my panoply! It was a freaking miracle. Until … Continue reading WHILE I WORE MY PANOPLY, THE CANOPY COLLAPSED – Marilyn Armstrong
Rosy Rocks by the Dam at Manchaug Garry and I have no sense of direction. Manchaug used to be a town, but it didn't have enough income to keep itself going, so it parceled itself out to Douglas and Sutton. Maybe Uxbridge too, but I'm not sure about that. Thing is, the river that runs … Continue reading ROSY ROCKS AT MANCHAUG – By Marilyn Armstrong
Friday Foto Fun: Blossom It's coming into Autumn now, so most of the blossoms are gone and the bright leaves will (I hope) come soon. So far, all I see are a few yellow leaves. Nothing in the red or orange category. But the fall is still young. There is time yet.
Casino Royale, By Rich Paschall When Eon Productions, maker of all those James Bond movies, finally made a film based on the very first Ian Fleming novel, fans of the super spy may have wondered what took them so long. The novel, published in 1953, introduced us to the Cold War spy with a "License to … Continue reading A TALE OF THREE BONDS – Rich Paschall