Hey Nonny Nonny - Violent Femmes
Excellent lullaby. For when you don’t want to sleep.
Eleanor Roosevelt, born 130 years ago today, on happiness, conformity, and integrity – a spectacular reminder to be revisited and reabsorbed regularly.
Work in progress.
Baby Penny (the puppy). Warrendale Detroit, 1960.
With Polish dancer Mom, my Grandma L’s two youngest sisters, and my Grandpa L. And his snazzy socks.
Penny the dog with my Grandma L and my cheerleader mom (Rosary High). Warrendale, Detroit 1963/64.
There are photos with me and Penny 10 years later. She had a pink nose. Happy dog!
My mom, my Grandma L (in shades) and my Grandma’s brother-in-law “Red” on vacation in Canada, 1965.
People just dressed better then.
Wild party in the neighbor’s backyard.
Warrendale, Detroit 1964.
My grandparents are dancing in the last photo. Hellraisers.
The Iconic Carmen de Lavallade
Still dancing, teaching, and slaying at the age of 83.
And it’s strange to watch the things we had all fade away
It all seemed so certain, it all seemed so permanent
Bob Mould - Can’t Fight It