December 5, 2014

1983 Card


1983 Christmas Card.  Me, Tom, Laka, Margot, and George.

The card for 1984 is better.  Then again, I started college that year and became an abstract expressionist.  No more cards.  LOL

I was thinking of joining the Black and White photo brigade.  I’ve got some really good ones.  We will see if I can come up with 30 good B&W images for Facebook.  Retirement gives me time to play at my arts.  The tree is sitting on my work table, so I need to find some other medium. 

Photography will do very well.


  Gym, work, meeting tonight.  Tomorrow the Balboa Park Holiday Lights is on, and I will be working the door again.  G will be chasing kids and grownups off cars.  It’s a great museum and a nice thing to do is volunteer.
  • Herself:  Dribbles of donations today  Just enough for my hand to handle.  .  Meeting tonight.  Tomorrow “Holliday Lights.”  Sunday: Bake a cake.  Retirement is freedom.
  • Reading:  ”Destined to Witness,” by Hans J. Massaquoi tells of growing up under Hitler’s thumb black in Germany.

  • Balance:  Today was getting so much done at the store.
  • 9 comments:

    1. Will you convert your photos to B&W or are you using B&W only. I look forward to learning from you! Seriously.

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    2. I remember this one too. I sure wish I had saved them. Actually I did save them for awhile but think they got lost in moving from San Diego to Denver, from Denver to L.A. Sad.

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    3. Read Massaquoi's book. I liked it very much.

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    4. I really love your drawings from past years. Photography may be easier, but you have a talent for telling a story with your pencil.

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    5. I love that card. You are a gifted artist.

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    6. The lights at the White House are on also. Love looking at the national Christmas tree at night.

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    7. You really are an incredible artist, Mage!!! I'm in awe of your talent!

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    8. This is very pleasantly arty. Carry on.

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    9. Yes you certainly are talented.
      I have about 20 cards that I could never throw away and they come out each year. They are either hand- made or no longer with us. Sometimes both.

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