GRATIS (PLUS SHIPPING AND HANDLING) – Marilyn Armstrong

FOWC with Fandango — Gratis I love late night local television advertisements. Garry and I sometimes sing along with the text. It's remarkably similar from one ad to the next, regardless of what is being sold. "It's free! Gratis! All you have to pay is shipping and handling!" The price for which is usually more than … Continue reading GRATIS (PLUS SHIPPING AND HANDLING) – Marilyn Armstrong

A MUSICAL AND PHOTOGRAPHIC FATHER’S DAY TRIBUTE – Leslie Martel & Marilyn Armstrong

Music by Leslie Martel, SWO8 and photos by Marilyn Armstrong When Leslie proposed this project to me, I wasn't exactly sure how it would work out, but it came out fine! Today is Father’s Day. The song  “Tribute to Clarence” by swo8 Blues Jazz from the album Osaka Time in iTunes, was written for Leslie's father, Clarence. They had … Continue reading A MUSICAL AND PHOTOGRAPHIC FATHER’S DAY TRIBUTE – Leslie Martel & Marilyn Armstrong

KAYAKING ON THE BLACKSTONE – Garry Armstrong

And so on a particularly warm and bright June day, we took ourselves down to the Blackstone in Rhode Island. Not knowing what we would find, this time we met two kayakers. Each had his and her own kayak, one blue and one red.  There was a lot of discussion about whether to paddle up … Continue reading KAYAKING ON THE BLACKSTONE – Garry Armstrong

URBAN LIFE – A PHOTO A WEEK CHALLENGE – Marilyn Armstrong

A Photo a Week Challenge: Urban So the subject of the exercise is "urban." I thought I'd start off with a picture of where we currently live. We didn't always live in the country. In fact, until 19 years ago we lived in Boston. Before that, I lived in the city of Jerusalem and was raised … Continue reading URBAN LIFE – A PHOTO A WEEK CHALLENGE – Marilyn Armstrong