"…welcome to my raggle-taggle blog of randomness, where you can rummage through a suitcase of "borrowed" miscellany. oh and also, i love umbrellas, argyle, & lightning bugs...sarcasm, bicycles, & coca-cola, zombies, & flying vw buses...paisley, dogs, & suspenders...art, film, anything vintage, & that which can be characterized as whimsical."
Cold, cold last night. Bright sunny day today (Sunday). Too bright. Rain came on like gangbusters in Dec., record low in Jan., and now we're about normal for year and no rain in sight. Sigh…
Bruce Bailey, wildman from the Lost Coast of BC, stopped by here Friday. Just appeared in motorcycle leathers on his 1968 Moto Guzzi outside the studio, on his way back home after a year of heavy duty travel down through Central and South America on the Guzzi. We downloaded 1200 of his photos. It's going to be a great story in Tiny Homes On The Move, which is becoming more robust by the day.
On Grooveshark right now, and then I'm off for a long beach walk: Mary had A Little Lamb, Stevie Ray Vaughn. A tisket tasket…
Oh yeah, I'm reading a unique book: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, by Junot Diaz. Reminds me a bit of when I started reading West With The Night by Beryl Markham years ago. She'd write a paragraph that would be so beautiful, I'd put the book down for a few seconds. This guy, Diaz, is hip, witty, and contemporary; sly creative phrasing. A unique voice. Just delightful writing.