DABBLING IN CONNECTICUT – Marilyn Armstrong

FOWC with Fandango — Dabble We are still in Connecticut and I still have remarkably little energy for writing -- or even looking at pictures right now. I REALLY needed that break. I was going to dabble a bit this morning -- maybe actually looking at my email or answering comments, but I needed this time … Continue reading DABBLING IN CONNECTICUT – Marilyn Armstrong

TODAY IS THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF D-DAY – Marilyn Armstrong

You sure wouldn't know it by what's on television. Not a single movie, documentary or anything. We watched "Oh, What a Lovely War" with a chaser of "The Americanization of Emily." Garry scoured the listings, but no channel is showing anything related to D-Day. Not like there aren't plenty of movies and documentaries from which … Continue reading TODAY IS THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF D-DAY – Marilyn Armstrong

FLAGS AND FLOWERS BLOOMING – Marilyn Armstrong

On the 75th Anniversary of D-Day The cemetery is in the center of the town, across from the dam and just a hundred or so yards from the river itself. It's up on a hill, so it never floods, even when the rivers rush over their banks. The people who created that cemetery knew about … Continue reading FLAGS AND FLOWERS BLOOMING – Marilyn Armstrong

THERE’S A WORD FOR IT IN JAPANESE – Marilyn Armstrong

When talking about photography, English doesn’t always make the grade. As it turns out, Japanese does. The Japanese have a word for everything, I think. I just learned “Komorebi. It means "sunlight filtering through the leaves of trees,” and by extension, the natural filtering of light through anything. Like blinds or curtains, for example. I’ve been … Continue reading THERE’S A WORD FOR IT IN JAPANESE – Marilyn Armstrong