1954 KODACOLOR Memory Captured Before It’s Totally Faded

IMG_7577IMG_7580You may have old KODACOLOR prints in your home, fading away.

I captured this one with my iPhone. Not much color left.

I’m posting this one to say Happy Birthday to my brother David.

 

I’m almost two, he’s almost 5 – in this picture of the two of us sitting on our dad’s knees in Montclair NJ.

It’s Ballet Recital Season

It’s Ballet Recital Season.  Under the direction of Shirlee Wu, Columbus City Ballet School held their recital Sunday afternoon at Ohio Wesleyan in Delaware.  Mark and Erika’s youngest Maura, has been practicing for months and it was  lot of fun to see her as a villager in an excerpt from Coppélia

Photography was allowed at the morning dress rehearsal.

IMG_6448Going to class to practice  month or so ago.

IMG_0651from the dress rehearsal   Maura is in the middle

 

 

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Waiting for the curtain to rise  Cousin Shannon and Aunt Georgeann came from Pittsburgh, too.

 

Anna took the one in the far right corner with the grandmothers

World Wide Knit in Public Day

Carnegie Library of McKeesport    Saturday June 10th 2017

After receiving a nice email invitation, I returned to knit with this lovely group of women.

World Wid Knitting in Public Day -Founded by Astrid Salling, WWKIP Day

“Better Living Through Stitching Together”

Brandon and Ruth Wedding Sneak Peek

Brandon and Ruth got married today at Zion Apostolic Assembly in McKeesport PA.

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Brandon and Ruth Wedding steps 672.jpgHere are the bride and groom with their families on the church steps.

I had the happy task to document their wedding day. Wishing them all the best, always.

Cakes and sweets by Miss Cheryl Lewis

 

Sculpture Artist Dominique Scaife

Meet Sculpture Artist Dominique Scaife.

Here she is with her award winning sculpture, Burgh, at Pittsburgh Society of Artists Da Burgh Show (Images of Pittsburgh) at Framehouse and Jask Gallery in Lawrenceville through June 30th.

IMG_7351IMG_7352The show’s juror was Linda Price-Sneddon

“Price-Sneddon is an artist-educator and graduate of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston Studio Program. Her multidisciplinary work explores the basic human interrelationship and identification with the landscape.”  from Pittsburgh Press Releases

Congratulations, Dominique!

 

 

Book Club Dessert and a Peachy Sky

The book club on the next block meets the second Thursday of the month and takes the summer months off.

Who knows what the choice will be for September.

Tonight we discussed a memoir Olive Witch by Abeer Y. Hoque

Our hostess N served this lovely parfait/ sundae IMG_7336the walk home at sunset offered this gorgeous sky

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The Pittsburgh Kid (1941) to be Shown at Row House Cinema

After dinner, Steve drove me by Row House Cinema on Butler Street.  I tried to get a couple of panoramas so that’s why the passing cars looked chopped up.iPhone shots tonight.

The Lawrenceville Historical Society and Row House Cinema present

The Pittsburgh Kid (1941) shown on Friday JUNE 23, 2017  at 7 PM

4115 Butler Street

Also-  Joe Louis vs. Billy Conn highlight reel will be shown
With round by round commentary from the panel

Gene Collier – Post-Gazette columnist
Tim Conn – Billy’s eldest son
Paul F. Kennedy – author of Billy Conn’s biography
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a member was hanging a flyer at Ritter’s Diner and Aphrodite introduced us. Here she is holding the flyer announcing the event.

Tickets are $15 and may be purchased by clicking this link

After dinner, Steve drove me by Row House Cinema on Butler Street.  I tried to get a couple of panoramas so that’s why the passing cars looked chopped up.

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IMG_7323IMG_7327IMG_7328And then a V of honking geese flew overhead

New York City Rooftops By Day and By Night- 2009

One of my Earliest Posts -July 2009

New York City Rooftops- 2 views by day and by night

How does light affect an image?

Time of day. Time of year. Direction. Intensity. Source. Pollution. Weather conditions.

Thinking about the quality of light.

Taken from E’s mother’s apartment window 4/4/09 in New York City looking North.

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