Raoul Peck directed I Am Not Your Negro from the words and mind of James Baldwin in 2016. Baldwin is the notable Black author who died in 1987 at the age of 63. In these 95 precious minutes of filmmaking, Peck starts with a clip of Baldwin’s 1968 appearance with TV talk show host Dick…
I kept my mask on during a recent safe stroll through Onondaga Lake Park. Some folks using the picnic benches … no. The benches were all at least six feet apart.
As we head into August, it’s satisfying to note that this boat season at the Onondaga Lake Marina remains afloat. After such a slow start because of the virus crisis, the owners who have brought their boats seem committed. The weather has brought plenty of boat days, that’s for sure. Hot, hot, hot.
The Rose of Sharon seem to be keeping to themselves this year.
My dear wife Karen has let this grow tall. I don’t know if it’s a weed or a plant, but I definitely dodged it with the mower. Don’t want to anger Jack or the Giant, either. And now she tells me, it’s a sunflower and we’re waiting for the flower part!
My dear wife Karen has established three distinct seating areas in our wonderful backyard oasis. Best for social distancing and everybody’s safety if and when the kids and/or neighbors Georgia and Bert come over for a bit.
Suddenly I appreciated the lie of the purple pointing out the glory of the red roses out front. Thanks for the direction.
The decade in which the incidents that Just Mercy are based upon is the 1980s. The year the film directed by Destin Daniel Cretton from his screenplay with Andrew Lanham was released was 2019. Yet oh, how this is a story for today. This docu-drama tells the story of Walter “Johnnie B” McMillian, an Alabama…
Even when it’s not kicking out the red roses by the boat load, the front yard red bush won’t lie completely still.
I took these photographs in March, before the virus crisis caused us all to stay home. Looking at it now, I sure will miss not having our Syracuse Mets Triple A International League season this summer. Now these thoughts will have to apply to 2021. I hope. I figured I’d share this now that the…