Gig for the Dutch Society. It can be daunting when the kids are older and most of them have never heard of us. I also didn't know how our Portland "punk rock style" set would go over with the elderly Dutch Denizens. After we got them all on board it was great. The Dutch band called us a hard act to follow and the everybody was rocking to our music. This gig was extra special because Olive's family is Dutch. They turned out and got to see our show as well as the big crowd's pleasant reaction to us. I gave my son some money before the show so he could try all the kinds of Dutch food being offered, he took these pics and used his lunch money to buy a classic Dutch plastic leggo,killer robot...just like the ones in the old country. Thank you to Olive's Mom for looking after him while we did the clown thing. We made a lot of great new friends and had a fun family event.
Thursday, April 23, 2015
I painted this
I soon got a message
Then soon met a serious art patron
Under a years old grand opening sign
I was eating a burrito
She stuffed the cash in my hand
We pretended it was a drug deal.
We wedged the painting in her bike.
Serious art patron
I like how it looks in the mirror
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Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
I love that mint grows all around.
Walking back from a cafe I noticed a cool kid picking
some at the corner.
I smiled and said "Ya might want to grab from the
Before finishing my thought, he sprung up and told
me he was fine thankyou.
He described his long 6 year cooking history and
even his childhood job landscaping.
I sipped my coffee and moved on.
Had he let me finish I would have said
"- because you are picking where dogs pee ...
All darn day."
His vast 6 years culinary career did less to inform
him than my 6 years living on that corner.
Monday, April 20, 2015
Our new shirt design is in the works.
Making a video with a friend.
Egg drop contest: Neighbors have contest to make a survivable vessel to drop an egg off the barn with.
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