While yesterday’s baseball game was cancelled, I still had a great time with my favorite people. The special person in my life, Connie, and my grandson, Ezra, shared the afternoon. The look here seems to say that while Ezra likes being in photos with us, he is also thinking of some mischief that is waiting for him.
Monthly Archives: June 2014
In October 1960 a tv series about two young men travelling across the United States was released. Originally to be called “The Searchers” the series was renamed “Route 66” because of conflicts with a movie released in the same timeframe. Route 66, from Chicago to Los Angeles, had been immortalized in a song written by Bobby Troup and originally recorded by Nat King Cole in 1946. While the tv series shared the name, according to one star very little, if any, […]
My grandson turned six this week. A big moment in his life. Seems like only yesterday that he was the small baby in the image here. For most youngsters the sixth birthday is a big milestone. It marks the passage to “real school age” with almost all either in or preparing to start the First Grade. When I look back now I don’t really remember anything about my sixth birthday. Early August, in rice growing region of Northeast Arkansas, it […]
During our backstage photo tour of the Fox Theater (see yesterday’s post, Fox Theater, Part I) we were able to visit many areas not normally available to the public. An interesting area was near the dressing rooms where artists and performers are allowed to decorate the walls, doors, and even the underside of stairs with art work and cast signatures. Just a few of these are shared here.
A couple of weeks ago my favorite lady, Connie, and I were at one of our local parks to get some images of a small waterfall and other landscapes. While we were walking along the lake shore we came across this guy. Unlike most herons that I have seen he was intent on finding dinner and seemed totally uninterested in us which allowed us to approach closely and capture a large number of images. The first three in the set […]