I was out in Arizona talking to a Blue Corn Navajo lady who made jewelry. She had carefully given me her tribal affiliations and all I had to say was "Eastern European Jewish," which lacked panache. I don't seem to have much of an ability to show a lot of dash in casual conversation. Whatever … Continue reading WHERE’S MY SHIP? By Marilyn Armstrong
ON THE SQUARE - ARIZONA SUNSETS #12 - Marilyn Armstrong I was amazed at the sunsets everywhere in Arizona. Just when I thought they couldn't be better, the next night would be even more brilliant. And so it went from one night to the next night, glorious sunset after sunset. In the mountains and even … Continue reading SQUARED UP ARIZONA SUNSETS #12 – Marilyn Armstrong
Sue Vincent and I have been talking about pictures you take that are so different that no one even believes they are real. So here are my scarlet mountains which are reflections of the red sunset in the west. The mountains are east of Phoenix. When I first saw them, I didn't even believe they … Continue reading RED MOUNTAINS IN A PHOENIX SUNSET – Marilyn Armstrong
WANDERING, BUT NOT LOST, IN THE sOUTHWEST dESERT For a woman raised in New York and living in Massachusetts, the desert is another world. The colors of the sky. The mountains jutting into the sky and giant cacti growing across the landscape. We have spent two vacations in Arizona and each has been glorious.
Weekly Word Prompt: Unwinding I was intending to unwind when we went down to see Tom and Ellin, but it turned out to be a more about technical recording information than relaxation. I like computers more than most people, but I really wanted to get away from them ... just for a day or two. … Continue reading UNWINDING AND DISENGAGING – Marilyn Armstrong
The first movie I remember seeing with my mom was “Gunfight at OK Corral.” It was a busy day at the Utopia Theater which was a small movie house. There were hardly any seats left by the time we got there, having walked from home. I had a non-driving mom who believed in healthy outdoor … Continue reading MANY GUNFIGHTS AT THE O.K. CORRAL – Marilyn Armstrong
RDP Saturday: PATTERNS I like the patterns formed by nature. Rows of trees all lined up. Rows of matching (identical?) houses. Brownstones in the city. Rows of boats in the marina. Ripples of waves near the shore. Palm trees all lined up.