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October 31, 2010

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Where I’ve been digitizing

I have been missing in action from this blog for more than a month, toiling over this blog instead. Take a look – and do subscribe in the uper right-hand corner if you want to kep tabs on this latest project/experiment to attempt a multimedia web mag and then some. The ‘then-some’ is coming next […]

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October 8, 2010

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Down to Earth

“Love the Earth and the Love will bring you Down to Earth.” ~ my dear carpenter compadre Raymond (signing off in a letter written on a very thin slice of wood)

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October 7, 2010

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Pretty Corny

Click image or here to watch video. So, I encouraged my newspaper colleague, Bill Lynch, to wander into the Milton corn maze, eight acres of twisting, looping, confusing trails amid the corn stalks. I tracked him with a video camera. He got lost. I got lost. We got lost. This is what video cameras are […]

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September 18, 2010

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A Bunch of Hoopies

The Hoopies were out in force at Culturefest 2010, atop a mountain in southern West Virginia.

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September 16, 2010

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How Nature speaks

“There is a way that nature speaks, that land speaks. Most of the time we are simply not patient enough, quiet enough, to pay attention to the story.” ~ Linda Hogan

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September 9, 2010

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Major Minor

Maj0r Minor I am a major minor artist. Which is better, I think, than being a minor major artist. ~ By Cardinal Crowe (from the forthcoming collection of epigrams, bon mots and poetry, “What I Meant To Say,” The WestVirginiaVille Press)

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September 9, 2010

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Still Life with Blossom

Wannabe diners spill out onto Quarrier Street, looking for a last meal at Blossom Dairy before the Bill Sohovich-era comes to a close at the popular lunchhole in downtown Charleston, W.Va. Click to enlarge. See Sohovich in action, in full field marshall mode at high noon lunch hour, talking to the camera about why he’s […]

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September 9, 2010

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Wedding Water

A cool drink of water. Click to enlarge.

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September 4, 2010

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Usually, I’m really stunned

Generally, it’s straight to the spam-can with the spam messages that sneak through my blog filters. Now and then, one makes it through that is sheer… well, if not poetry, a haiku written by a beatnik poet on meth. Like the one below that I got today, broken into free verse poetic lines. Did a […]

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August 31, 2010

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Why Do This

My musical mate and fellow traveler Kathleen Coffee turned me on this oh-so-nourishing music video. I ask these questions of my own modest musical-artistic ventures almost every day. This song, in its joyful directness and simplicity, answers the questions ‘Why try and be creative?” and “Does anyone care?” with its own lilting echo. How could […]

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