The Beat Generation ~ Jack Kerouac

“The Beat Generation, that was a vision that we had, John Clellon Holmes and I, and Allen Ginsberg in an even wilder way, in the late forties, of a generation of crazy, illuminated hipsters suddenly rising and roaming America, serious, bumming and hitchhiking everywhere, ragged, beatific, beautiful in an ugly graceful new way.” ~ JackContinue reading “The Beat Generation ~ Jack Kerouac”

Snow ~ Black and White & Color

Black & White snow on hedge. Color photo. Photos were taken late Saturday night. This work A Pondering Mind is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Snow Scene

Here in Eastern Mass., the first snow storm of the season is upon us. How much we get, is probably anyone’s guess. The photo was taken a couple of hours after the change over from rain.  This work A Pondering Mind is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Colors Of Autumn

Took this photo a couple of days ago. In a few more days, the rest of the green leaves will be turning red, then it will be bare till next spring. This work A Pondering Mind is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Changing Seasons

To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring. -George Santayana This work A Pondering Mind is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

No Name Park

I’ve been living in this part of the city for five years, and have no idea what the name of the park is. I have asked people who have lived here a lot longer than me, and they don’t know what the name is, or if it ever had a name. The park is soContinue reading “No Name Park”

Happy Birds

It’s early Saturday evening, and in an hour, the sun will be setting at 8:24 PM. Have the windows open, the baseball game is on the TV, and the best part is, the numerous birds all happy and chipper as they are tweeting away in one massive chorus. Sitting here listening to the birds, theyContinue reading “Happy Birds”

Hot Air Balloon

From my email inbox: So you think you’re having a bad day… then you step outside of your house…  and look up into the beautiful blue sky…  …and see this!!!!! All of a sudden, that smile comes back to your face and you say to yourself ”Now that’s a big ass balloon!!!” …and things don’t seemContinue reading “Hot Air Balloon”