Episode 6 has arrived! Please welcome John Corcoran (but everyone calls him “Corc”) who used to live here (and there, and also there) and is now in California and like the rest of us, retired. He’s got a lot of… Read More ›
Garry the guy
MEDIA WAR STORIES, EPISODE 5
Better late than never! Episode 5 has arrived and it’s a good’un. MEDIA WAR STORIES – BEHIND THE SCENES TALES FROM MEDIA’S FRONT LINES
MEDIA WAR STORIES – EPISODE 4
IN WHICH GARRY HITS THE RIVER AND TOM CAN’T STOP LAUGHING AS THE NETWORK FAILS FOR NO GOOD REASON In this episode Garry accidentally goes swimming in the Concord River on Live TV and how he escaped a severe beating… Read More ›
INTRODUCTION TO MEDIA WAR STORIES 4
ANOTHER STORMY DAY – THE DUKE IS PART OF THE CREW It was a snowy day last week and it’s snowing again. It’s too warm for much snow to collect. Yes, it warmed up again. The birds are confused and… Read More ›
MEDIA WAR STORIES – A SNOWY DAY FOR LAUGHTER AND STORIES
It was a snowy day and I was cooking soup. Soup is easy, but it’s an all-day event. If you want it to be tasty, there are no shortcuts. You have to cook, taste, simmer, taste again. It was good,… Read More ›
WAR STORIES: BEHIND THE SCENES STORIES FROM THE FRONT LINES OF MEDIA – PART 2
Produced by the amazing Tom Curley, with Garry Armstrong, legendary news reporter. Behind the scenes, Marilyn Armstrong, as General Dogsbody & Serendipity Producer. Would you believe I forgot to take pictures — again? I also forgot to turn off the… Read More ›
WAR STORIES – THE BACK STORY
CLICK HERE TO SEE THE ACTUAL PROGRAM Tom and Garry started talking about this years ago. Originally, the idea was for a book, but neither of them felt like sitting and writing all those pages — and besides. It’s really… Read More ›
MEMORIES AS THE DAYS PASS
Cue up Sinatra’s “My Way” for this one. It’s applicable for some of the random thoughts I’ll float your way. It’s perfect for some of the bonehead things in my past. My way is how I did some things through… Read More ›
A IS FOR …
CMMC – January Alphabet Letter A at the beginning of a word In order, they are azaleas, apple blossoms, anthurium, architecture, Aldrich Street, and Arizona.
TO THE EYE DOCTOR
Poor Garry. One of his hearing aids is out for repair, so hearing is a bigger than usual problem. For him, hearing is always a problem but with one aid missing, it’s worse. And now, with his eyes going blurry,… Read More ›
NATURE IN BLACK & WHITE
CBWC: All About Nature From the backyard and the mass of feeders intended to bring the wild things here to the deserts of Arizona.
ALWAYS THE HARDEST DECISION
Fandango’s Provocative Question #193 What’s the hardest decision you’ve ever had to make? What made the decision so difficult? The first time we had to put down an old and ailing pet was terrible. It was hard for me, awful for… Read More ›
THE HOLLY LACKING IVY
Our holly bush is not a bush. It’s huge. It’s full of robin’s nests and probably other birds nests. This is the time of year when it would normally produce berries, but the birds get to them before my camera… Read More ›
WALKING SQUARE 11
FARMS ALONG THE BLACKSTONE My favorite walk is along the big farms by the Blackstone River. We chat with the cows and horses and the chicken are always ready for a chat!
REFLECTIONS – CMMC
CMMC – November Pick a Topic from my Photo I don’t have a pink floating house, but I have an almost-pink house by the water, reflections, a dock and a pink sky. Close enough?
WALKING SQUARE 10
A WALK IN THE WOODS We live in the woods. You might say we are always walking in the woods, though in October, for at least 10 days of it, we were walking through the most outrageous and awesome woods… Read More ›