Tag Archives: Germany

Melancholy Monday: A Farewell to Film

I have been called to task by several of you followers for posting things under my “Melancholy Monday” tag that were not really melancholy. I believe, however, that this one will fit the description quite well.We are in the final … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: Frosty Florist

Student days in Germany, late December 1970. A friend and fellow student in Berlin invited me to spend the Christmas holidays with his family in the town of Gifhorn, in the southeastern part of Lower Saxony, about 10 miles northwest … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: Street play

Shortly after I purchased my first serious camera, a Pentax Spotmatic, while studying in Berlin, I learned from a fellow student how to make a black & white print in the modest darkroom that was available in the student dormitory … Continue reading

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Portraits of pets past: Jessica

Jessica was our second cat.  I made this portrait of her around 1974.  She was one of the sweetest cats I have ever known.  She lived with us while we finished our studies in Berlin and moved back to the … Continue reading

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Portraits of Pets Past: Roofus 1

I have been considering for some time adding a new Category, to bring you some of my favorite images of the wonderful pets that have shared our lives over the course of the past 40 years, and I’d like to … Continue reading

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Fabulous Forty!

I am very proud to announce that we are celebrating our 40th wedding anniversary.  We were married in Berlin, with the civil ceremony (required in Germany) on May 12 and the church ceremony (optional) 40 years ago today.  I am … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: Hamming it up in Heidelberg

OK, friends, it’s Friday again—and time for another flashback.  Let me take you back some 40 years, to student days in Germany.  I played guitar with three young Berliners in a group we called The Rocky Top Bluegrass Boys, and … Continue reading

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