I'D RATHER BE ANYWHERE IT DOES NOT SNOW I LOVE THE SOUND OF SNOW PLOWS We finished watching the third 4-1/2 hour piece of "The Lord of the Rings," extended version last night. Given the weather, I pointed out that we could be trying to climb Caradhras, but Sauron was totally against it and we never … Continue reading I’D RATHER BE IN HOBBITON, BUT I’D SETTLE FOR SAN DIEGO
Story by Garry Armstrong Pictures by Garry & Marilyn Armstrong THE STORY OF THE POSSE FROM HELL - Garry's Tale More than a week in Arizona and we couldn't lose them. We couldn't see them. The big country that protected us shielded them, too. It was the posse from Hell! We kept to the high country, hoping … Continue reading WILD HORSE PASS: THE SHOWDOWN – GARRY ARMSTRONG
A LOOK AT THE BLACKSTONE VALLEY We don't get lots of visitors here, probably because we aren't a major city and we aren't -- any longer -- a place for tourists. But oddly enough, this was a tourist area not all that long ago. At some point, it was too close to Boston and became … Continue reading TOWN AND COUNTRY – PHOTOS BY GARRY & MARILYN ARMSTRONG
WordPress Photo Challenge: BELOVED
WordPress Weekly Photographic Challenge: Variations on a Theme of Wires in Cooperstown While other people try to erase wires, I'm fascinated by them. The connectors between towns, between data. Voice and pictures and sound and ideas all race along those wires. When the wires arrived, it defines when this country become one country. It was … Continue reading VARIATIONS ON WIRES IN COOPERSTOWN
SILENCE - WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge Up in the mountains of Vermont, it is quiet in the morning. Not silent, usually. There are always birds and somewhere in the distance, the sound of farm machinery. But it is about as silent as our world gets in these times. It's another bright early morning.
And what a year it has been! Terrifying politics and weird weather. Dogs and new dogs and a summer that wouldn't end ... plus an autumn that never quite began. Now, it's New Year's Eve! This is it. The end and a beginning. I don't believe it is already 2018! Month by month, this was … Continue reading MY FAVORITE PHOTOGRAPHS – 2017