Monday, April 30, 2012

it was beautiful weekend...

. . . it started with this....
The worst loneliness is not to be comfortable with yourself. Mark Twain

Friday, April 27, 2012

Thursday, April 19, 2012

= inspiration =

my friend ralph painted this a
million years ago out in vallejo
for ted phelps.

Saturday, April 14, 2012

a good quote from -cannery row-.......


.... oakland cruise night...

douglas ogden sends these
shots from one of the cruise

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

-hobo nickels-

The sudden scarcity of jobs in the early 1930s forced a huge number of men to hit the road. Certainly some coins were carved to fill the idle hours. More importantly, a ‘knight of the road,’ with no regular source of income, could take one of these plentiful coins and turn it into a folk art piece, which could in turn be sold or traded for small favors such as a meal or shelter for a night.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

....go fly a kite....

we had a kite but
had no wind.

yes i know it's rainbow...

Thursday, April 5, 2012