Archive | May, 2014

National Gallery Outdoor Painting beach west of Divi Tiara timeshares

Originally posted on Simones iPad Art:
I love seascapes. This one for example. I don’t know: It’s posted as iPad Art. That mean it’s computer generated? Simones iPad Art View original post Advertisements

Continue reading

10 Great Quotations from Writers about Books

Originally posted on Interesting Literature:
The books that the world calls immoral are the books that show the world its own shame. – Oscar Wilde Why can’t people just sit and read books and be nice to each other? – David Baldacci Books are a uniquely portable magic. – Stephen King Books are the mirrors…

Continue reading

“On Your Street Someday”

The title above is to one of our original songs, and I’m posting a video below of a performance of it. It’s live, we’re jamming, and OK, things get chaotic. But I like the energy. Dorothy McDaniel on bass, Alpha Stewart on drums, John Temmerman on sax, and that’d be me on guitar. Recorded at Silvies […]

Continue reading

We Are One Illinois seeks injunction to halt implementation of pension theft legislation.

Originally posted on Fred Klonsky:
Press Statement on Injunction Filing – Final – For Immediate Release Today, the We Are One Illinois union coalition and plaintiffs filed a motion for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction in Sangamon County Circuit Court to seek a full stay of the implementation of Senate Bill 1 (Public…

Continue reading

Boom!

Video of a live performance: “Boom Boom Boom,” first time we ever did it with sax. Not bad. Recorded at Silvies in April, on Chicago’s north side with a Zoom mini-recorder. Dorothy McDaniel on bass, Alpha Stewart on percussion, John Temmerman on sax, and me  on guitar. The song’s also on our Live at Custer Street album. […]

Continue reading

Summertime

The video below was recorded Saturday, May 14 at Silvies on Chicago’s north side with a Zoom video recorder.  That’s John Temmerman on sax, Dorothy McDaniel on bass, Alpha Stewart on percussion, and me on guitar. Man, all three of my cohorts did themselves proud on this number. The surprise thunderclap after the song was a […]

Continue reading

Zombies Stink (& Vampires Suck) from show at Silvies

The live version of Zombies Stink (& Vampires Suck) below was recorded Saturday, April 19–the night before Easter–at Silvies on Chicago’s north side. Alpha Stewart is on drums, Dorothy McDaniel on bass, John Temmerman on Sax, and that’s me on guitar. It was a fantastic night. If you’d like to  compare the live version with the studio version, […]

Continue reading

Keeping retirement weird. Pensions are a promise. Everywhere in the world.

Originally posted on Fred Klonsky:
Last night we went to a Pete Seeger sing-along at the Old Town School of Folk Music. That’s what they called a hootenanny back in my day. I left my uke at home, but plenty of folks brought instruments. The OTS projected the words and chords up on the screen…

Continue reading

Impressionistic painting of Hoboken Train Station off to a good start

Originally posted on BUSY BRUSH CAFE:
by Robert Conway Well I am off to the races on this train station painting that I finally started like two weeks ago and I am pretty sure it is half way finished, which never happens to me, usually a painting takes me an extremely long time to complete, its…

Continue reading

Gamboley, Sri Lanka

So much beauty in that moment the picture captures.

Continue reading