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A 50-Page Love Letter

Scarlet My great grandparents, Lizzie Frances (Keys) Jackson and Chester Jackson: To travel from New York City to the island of Antigua in the Caribbean’s Leeward Islands takes between seven and nine hours, requiring one stopover. Chester Jackson, traveling from … Continue reading

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A Joke 100 Years in the Retelling

Scarlet My grandfather had his prankster side, which all of us grandchildren witnessed from time to time as we grew up.  Family reunions, especially over the 4th of July weekends, were always a time of great merriment until his later … Continue reading

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Scarlet Experiments 8 How easily can one, as an adult child, imagine a parent having a life in a time before you are born? I’ve been dealing most recently not with ancient photographs of long-dead ancestors, and not with collateral … Continue reading

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Inventing in Photoshop

Scarlet 1-17 Working on photos of Edith J (many, many images from a great three hours), I have invented/discovered a rather neat little technique.  You know how those wonderful (but by some photographers over-used) soft focus filters create a nice … Continue reading

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Scarlet 1-16 Almost a Fan of States Rights Department A New Jersey legislator has introduced legislation that no doubt will be stopped somewhere along the way, but at least he’s sending a message: The following bills were introduced: Makes certain … Continue reading

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‘Til Death Do Us Part Just Too Long?

Scarlet Briefly 5 In the wake of news yesterday that Al and Tipper Gore are splitting up after forty years of marriage, one wonders, “Is nothing sacred?” I mean, do you remember that kiss? After forty years, however, I suppose … Continue reading

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Novel Private Remedy to a Public Scourge

Scarlet Experiments 6 Article from yesterday’s NY Times caught my eye: “Child Pornography, and an Issue of Restitution.” The article discusses a victim of child pornography, photographs and videos of whom are now legion among owners of such filth. Her … Continue reading

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Feeding Body and Soul

Intensity 3-24 As intended, yesterday evening I ate in La Belle Vie’s lounge. I took 1-1/2 bottles of wine, a half bottle of very sweet and botrytised “cluster select” late harvest riesling from Navarro, and the 1989 Ch. Pichon-Lalande. The … Continue reading

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Scarlet Experiments 2-6 Happy Labor Day, everyone. Hope you are relaxing. We spent yesterday morning at Russell’s winery punching down pinot noir must, and then tasting from the cabernet, merlot and syrah ’08 barrels. Pizza for lunch (with three bottles … Continue reading

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Busy

Scarlet Yesterday more printing, taking prints to framer, and (now that some pre-made frames arrived), getting ready to do some framing. Then in the afternoon, the pleasant diversion of an intense on-location shoot at the Water Street Inn in Stillwater. … Continue reading

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