Category Archives: art

Artistry by MacNaughton

Beyond his photographer’s eye and great skill in capturing images with a camera, my friend, Mike MacNaughton, also dabbled in taking the images a step or two further. By manipulating the materials while printing a photograph, he found he could … Continue reading

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Photos by MacNaughton

Happy Birthday, Mike! My best friend of 50 years died last year. Rather than missing the people I love who have died, I choose to keep them alive by sharing stories of them with others. I wrote about some of … Continue reading

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Are You Going? — Scarborough Renaissance Festival

Springtime brings sunshine and flowers and merriment and, this year, the revival of annual Renaissance festivals cancelled last year during the dire days of the dawning pandemic. Scarborough Renaissance Festival, located south of Dallas-Ft. Worth, one of the spring fairs … Continue reading

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Freebies for the Lockdown

This too will pass… Current estimates have close to 20% of the world’s population on lockdown due to concerns about the coronavirus pandemic. Panic buying and hoarding have driven us all  a little crazy and staying at home for weeks … Continue reading

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Live! in Your Living Room!

With ongoing social distance measures intensifying with many people ordered to take it a step further and shelter in place, it’s good to see members of the arts community step up to offer live performances and virtual tours. So, here’s  … Continue reading

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Friday Freebies!

You know you like the free stuff. Me, too, which is why I keep accumulating — and sharing — links to all these freely available fantastic online resources. Here’s another batch of great links for free art, books, posters — … Continue reading

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Summer Freebies from the Lazy Blogger

Miss me? I’ve been off-blog a while and will be returning to write more soon. For now, here’s one of my link-lists so you can deep-dive into multiple collections of books, art, music and video. That oughta keep you busy … Continue reading

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Supplies & Sundries for a Slow Saturday

It’s chilly, gray, and wet on this Saturday — a perfect day for wandering the web and checking out the amazing archives and repositories openly and freely available. From films to archives to ancient manuscripts to music, this short list … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Pete Townshend!

Today is Pete’s 73rd birthday and for 51 of those years, I’ve been a fan and follower of his. From the early days of The Who to Tommy to his solo work to Meher Baba and beyond, Pete’s been sharing … Continue reading

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heartbroken — no words

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