Saturday, September 13, 2014

Beautiful Photograph Of The Corner Of Rue de Buci And Rue de Seine in Paris France

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 Some More Pictures In That Location.

Friday, September 12, 2014

Happy Birthday Rachel Lefebure Stewart! September 12, 2014

The above picture was taken last September on her birthday. She was on a trip to the south of France.
It was taken on September 12, 2013.
And this one below is the companion to the one above.

Happy Birthday Rachel. You will always be my sweetheart.
She would have been 74 today.
 The picture below was one of her favorites. It is one of mine of her also.
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Thursday, September 11, 2014

More Pictures Of Rachel Stewart.... Happy 74th Birthday Rachel On September 12, 2014.

The three pictures above are of Rachel in New Orleans in 1965. The one where she is sitting on the grass was taken in Jackson Square.

Happy Birthday Rachel Stewart

September 12 is Rachel's birthday. She was born on September 12, 1940.
She would be 74 years old on September 12, 2014. She only made it to March 8th, 2014 and died at the age of 73 years and 6 months.
 We all miss her so much,.
Happy Birthday Rachel. We are all thinking of you on your birthday.
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We Went To The Gary Winogrand Exhibit At The National Gallery Of Art In Washington D.C.On The Last Day

Regis and I went to see the large Gary Winogrand exhibit at the National Gallery of Art on the last day. The video below really caught my attention.
Also a letter his wife had written to him long ago when he was broke and unknown.
This letter was the original and was exhibited under glass in a case. It would have been from the 1940s or 1950s.

Judy Teller(his wife at the time) wrote this to him. I think it really is a good example of a woman suffering  from the lack of responsibility from an aspiring artist or writer or whatever.

“Dear Garry, this is to set the record straight. Since you seem to have a great deal of difficulty keeping hard facts in mind as a basis for discussion, and also since you show no desire for rational discussion, maybe this will help you. (As for my tone of voice, I have been trying for the last year and a half to discuss and resolve our differences in what has been, for a least a good part of the time, a normal tone of voice. To no avail.
I would like to have children. For the past four years, I have heard you spewing grandiose dreams (i.e. the big new year’s eve party in the big studio, the big money, gigantic success at money making operations, etc., etc., etc., etc., etc., etc., etc., etc.) Followed by feeble attempts (or not attempts at all) to realize these dreams. I am now almost twenty-eight. The time I have to wait while you bumble is nearly exhausted. The question, moreover, is not whether you can make a large fortune. The question is whether you can make a decent living.
Including the payment of my analyst bill. (In our culture, men are expected to provide the women they marry with their necessities. I would say it magnanimous on my part to be asking for this for a limited time: the time during which we might have and raise two children to school age.) But my analyst bill is not even relevant at this point. What is extremely relevant is the money you owe the government in back taxes. Your inability to pay the rent on time. You constantly running out of money. Your credit rating. And most of all, your flippant, irresponsible, nonsensical attitude towards these very real problems. (“I’ll wait till the government catches up with me. Why should I pay them any money now?) You seem incapable of exercising your mind in any cogent way…”

Monday, September 8, 2014

The DayThe Music Died February 3, 1959 Outside Clear Lake And Mason City Iowa

This morning I talked with a man who told me that he had flown with his father in this same plane with the same pilot on the morning of the day of the crash. February 3, 1959. He had paid 6 dollars to the same flying service to take his father for his father's first airplane ride. Later that night there was a bad snowstorm and the pilot who had failed his tests for flying on instruments and was only 21 years old crashed the plane and Richie Valens and the Big Bopper and Buddy Holly all died.
Just a footnote to Rock and Roll history.
Also as the story goes a 16 year old Robert Zimmerman who later became Bob Dylan had seen this Rock and Roll show on Jan. 31st in Duluth Minnesota.

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