Abandoned train…a pinch of Ryan Bingham…Americana in LA

‎”…when I die lord won’t you put me up on that train…won’t you send it southbound give it a cool bluesman name…” ~Ryan Bingham, Southside of Heaven, Mescalito Dunga Brook Diary, 2/24 It’s a silent day in central NY, snowing again. This abandoned train on the outskirts of Oneonta reminds me of Ryan Bingham. RyanContinue reading “Abandoned train…a pinch of Ryan Bingham…Americana in LA”

County Highway 19 and a tiny slap of Bukowski…plus Dunga Brook Diary in which I confess my Dream of being an iphone Ansel Adams…

“I loved you like a man loves a woman he never touches, only writes to, keeps little photographs of.” ~Charles Bukowski, Love is a Dog from Hell ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Dunga Brook Diary, looking back, spring/summer 2011… I bought a farmhouse that I found on Facebook. I bought a farmhouse that  I found on Facebook named DungaContinue reading “County Highway 19 and a tiny slap of Bukowski…plus Dunga Brook Diary in which I confess my Dream of being an iphone Ansel Adams…”

Heading east with LA in the rearview & iphone photos of red tail lights…

Dunga Brook Diary, remembering July, 2011. Leaving LA, after 25 years, felt like the right thing to do. LA was a pit stop, a very complicated, very expensive pit stop on my journey through life. On the road from LA to NY, I followed my son in his truck and took iPhone pictures through myContinue reading “Heading east with LA in the rearview & iphone photos of red tail lights…”

A photo of an old barn at twilight and a tiny bit about fresh air…and a link to JOY

Check out this wonderful writer, Maili Halme Brocke, she has posted one of my photos and a bit about JOY  http://myjoyfortheday.blogspot.com

The Amish Buggy for Taylor Negron

In LA, if I wanted to go somewhere by car and it was 30 miles away I’d best leave an hour early, if it was rush hour, which is really rush HOURS…buffer that with anywhere from 15 to 30 extra minutes. Unless, of course, there is an accident which means all bets are off andContinue reading “The Amish Buggy for Taylor Negron”

Dunga Brook

Good Morning, CNY! Before the storm. Because I lived in LA, where the slightest rainfall created pandemonium (for the news team!), I am familiar with dealing with disaster before disaster befalls and so this megastorm of the century that hasn’t arrived and has already cancelled thousands of flights on the east coast feels very familiar.Continue reading “Dunga Brook”

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