Art & Culture

KEEPING BUSY

BEFORE THE NOISE

KEEPING BUSYJuly 4, 2017 Mimi liked the Phillies. She would sit in her chair in the living room and listen to every game on her small transistor radio. But her hands were never idle. As she listened, her hands were ever busy, crochet and needlepoint always making something. Most of her creations ended up as gifts for some occasion or another, otherwise we would have run out of room for them all.This was a busy household. Roland once lamented in a letter that between Alan’s motorcycle, Bill and Sarah’s models and other projects, he had been run out of his...

leg's long walk lll

legba calls out

“BLUES, BOOZE…” and VIDEO ON DEMAND

Musical Entity, Devoted to Stage, goes Video

blues for Billy & Olga

miraculous tongue

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Twigs

wait for me

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Wisconsin Photo Blogger - Spring is for the birds!

Time to get busy! Nests to build, broods to hatch.

In late winter there's not much color in the midwest. The ladscapes are fifty shades of gray covered by white. Then... Spring! Color returns, birds add both visual and auditory stimulation. It's great to be outside and not freezing cold....

voyage à cythere

man is a chasm

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Crow

bird’s dreaming

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encore

pour Bénédicte

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Rechnen ll

pour Étienne Balibar

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into ice

sleep at last

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depth

Still standing

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