Archive | December, 2014

Annoyed: Where Is The Friggin’ Remote?

29 Dec

I get up early, not feeling well, enjoying the darkness of the morning, simply wanting to lay on the couch and watch some TV.

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But nothing is simple.

Where is the friggin’ remote? Aaargh! 

I’m pulling up pillows and blankets…

Oh, THERE it is! Of course, how obvious!

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I lightened this image so you can see the remote.


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Only in my house can the remote teeter between the couch and ottoman and not be on the floor.

Fascinating stuff!


Close To Losing

27 Dec

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I designed this. Ha ha! I photographed the clown at a flea market in Wisconsin.

Move On

27 Dec

“You can spend minutes, hours, days, weeks, or even months over-analyzing a situation; trying to put the pieces together, justifying what could’ve, would’ve happened… or you can just leave the pieces on the floor and move the fuck on.”
― Tupac Shakur

Merry Christmas!

25 Dec

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Happy, happy holidays!

Hope you had a great 2014 and 2015 will be even better!

Thank you for reading my blog. I appreciate it!

Christmas Eve 2014

24 Dec
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“The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.”

― Alan W. Watts

  • Title: The dance: allegro
  • Other Title: Hilda Beyer, dancer
  • Creator(s): Genthe, Arnold, 1869-1942, photographer
  • Date Created/Published: between 1913 and 1942; from a negative taken 1913 June 27.
  • Public domain photograph from the Library of Congress

Merry Christmas To My Readers!

23 Dec

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An Ironed Bedsheet

21 Dec

“Outside the window was divided into two planes, blinding blue and blinding white. The snow was snapped down over the field like an ironed bedsheet.  It was a clean, orderly world.”

The Magician’s Assistant – Ann Patchett

Looking For A Job

19 Dec


“What I don’t like about office Christmas parties is looking for a job the next day.”
–Phyllis Diller

“Self-Portrait” Artist: William Orpen (British, 1878–1931) Date: ca. 1910 Medium: Oil on canvas

Painting at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Winter Is Not A Season

17 Dec


“Winter is not a season, it’s an occupation.”
― Sinclair Lewis

  • Title: Two towers–New York
  • Creator(s): Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946, photographer
  • Date Created/Published: 1914.
  • Public domain photograph from the Library of Congress

The Time For Comfort

15 Dec


“Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home.”
― Edith Sitwell
  • Title: The best part of coasting – the walk back
  • Creator(s): Nankivell, Frank A. (Frank Arthur), 1869-1959, artist
  • Date Created/Published: N.Y. : Published by Keppler & Schwarzmann, Puck Building, 1912 January 24.
  • Public domain illustration from the Library of Congress

Get Rid Of It

5 Dec


If it doesn’t matter, get rid of it.

Library of Congress Public Domain photo.

Fear of Perfection

3 Dec


“Have no fear of perfection – you’ll never reach it.” 

— Salvador Dali

Public domain photograph from the Library of Congress.

You Do Not Understand

1 Dec


“Don’t lose your head over love. I learned a long time ago that those who love you do not understand you, and those who understand you, do not love you.”

― Richard Finney, Unknown Book 12735975

  • Title: A glance through the news
  • Date Created/Published: c1906.
  • Public domain photograph from the Library of Congress
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