I Loved The Big Mattress, I Love Spotify, Not Sure About Donuts

….and for different reasons.  One is about the future, the other about the past. Spotify lets me listen to just about anything I want. And it pays royalties. Here’s a funny bit for today. Carl Reiner & Mel Brooks – Miracle Fruits Radio…I prefer to TV most of the time. Radio is not the same since … Continue reading

Happy Birthday, Johanna!

You missed being a tax deduction for 19xx by one day! I think there are ten candles on this cake. Would have been the first one for you in Cambridge. Happy birthday tomorrow!

32 Years Ago

We had moved to Cambridge in September of 1979. Rob had gone to South America for six months. He returned to say hello in April, 1980. He stayed. We stayed. The fiddle stayed. I can hear him practicing in the other room now. It may be the same song.

The Girls from Boris Color Lab, 25 years later

Here we are, 25 years after working together at Boris Color Labs on Landsdowne Street across the street from Fenway Park and down the street from the WBCN studios. That was in the early 80s. Still looking’ pretty good! Moira, Cathy, me and Cheryl were toasting Cathy’s completion of her MFA last night!

They all look alike…

I have been working with lots of scans and slides from 19?? on. I think this is Dylan, freshly born, in Burbank Hospital, Fitchburg, almost 36 years ago. But then maybe it is….??? For sure the bottom pic is Laura!

Cheap and Fast: From the past

Anyone remember SBI Sales in Boston and Cambridge during the 1980’s?


FlashForward: Rob is starting the mornings with a little fiddle practice, just like the old days! Has bought himself a violin,  paid for the tuner app for his iphone and googles for the tune he is learning. Old Timey music meets New Timey technology! He is doing it to remember the JimBoy who died last … Continue reading

Autodesk for the People – Bits Blog – NYTimes.com

Autodesk for the People – Bits Blog – NYTimes.com The iPod/iPhone app from Autodesk is fun!

Who’s on first?

Can you name the players? The Chariot baseball team, 1980s?, Ithaca, NY

Another photo of Jim from the early 1980s

Playing banjo in Ithaca