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

DRINKING THE NEWS – Garry Armstrong

Manhattan in the mid-’60s. I was a newbie newsie at ABC News. The kid reporter among guys who’d worked for Ed Murrow and shared tall tales about Mayor LaGuardia, Governor “Beau Jimmy” Walker, Tammany Hall grifters, speakeasies, Jazz and an era that had gone with the wind before I arrived. I was plopped in the … Continue reading DRINKING THE NEWS – Garry Armstrong

NO SPORTS, POLITICS, OR RELIGION – Rich Paschall

Some Old World Wisdom, by Rich Paschall When thinking of blog topics, there is no shortage of subject matter. Some general areas offer a lot of topics.  With a bit of extra thought, there's an endless supply. Consider well how many areas you can pursue if you are willing to delve into sports, politics, or … Continue reading NO SPORTS, POLITICS, OR RELIGION – Rich Paschall

CITYSCAPE: A PHOTO A WEEK – Marilyn Armstrong

A Photo a Week Challenge: Cityscape/Townscape I love shooting in town. We used to get into town a lot more often than we do now. Admittedly, we get into Uxbridge often, but there isn't a lot of Uxbridge to shoot. It's a very small town and all the towns in the area a small. Boston … Continue reading CITYSCAPE: A PHOTO A WEEK – Marilyn Armstrong

TIME FOR THE SHOW! – Marilyn Armstrong

Time for a Show: Square Day in the Theater District We've eaten the big meal. Opened all our gifts. We are stuffed with goodies and wondering if there's enough room for cheesecake or even a cookie. Maybe it's time to do something different. How about taking in a show? The theater district waits for us … Continue reading TIME FOR THE SHOW! – Marilyn Armstrong

DYING IN TRAFFIC – Marilyn Armstrong

FOWC with Fandango — Traffic When we lived in Boston, traffic was life. It was like getting up in the morning. It was getting to work, the grocery, the doctor. Anything and you always had to calculate how much "extra" time you needed to deal with traffic. I had audiobooks in the car to keep my brain … Continue reading DYING IN TRAFFIC – Marilyn Armstrong

JUNE IS SQUARE – ROOF 19 – Marilyn Armstrong

It’s that time of year again and squares are back!  Well, the theme is ROOFS (or rooves if you prefer). Your roof can be; A – Any type, any condition, any size, and in any location. B – It could be a shot across rooftops, of one roof like today or even a macro C … Continue reading JUNE IS SQUARE – ROOF 19 – Marilyn Armstrong