Monthly Archives: January 2012

RangeleyMoose Ruminations for the end of January, 2012

These are some recent examples of my inimitable lines of thinking: Dirt-y Dancing:  I’ve long had a reputation for being a tree hugger, but last year I made the conscious decision to become an earth-kisser, as well. I recommend doing … Continue reading

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He’s Not Heavy

He’s my brother, and today is his birthday!  Happy 52nd, David.  Love, Joanna Let’s take a walk down memory lane. Now, here’s a guy who can multi-task:  resting on the couch, reading the paper, and making a large cat smell … Continue reading

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Diehard Hockey Fans

These people came out in a SNOWSTORM to see a youth hockey game.  Now THAT’s dedication.

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This May Not Bear Re-Tweeting

I have it on good word (very few words, actually):  Twitter is exploding.  That’s great, but I find Twitter very confining.  It does train one, though, to be inventive in catching folks’ attention in 140 characters or less. In the … Continue reading

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Guess The Celebrity

So, who is this?               And who is this?               He really did used to look that young. And…how about this?             Ok, … Continue reading

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It’s Always Good To Get a SHORTY…Let’s Help MARY DIMINO Do Just That!

In hockey, a shorty is a short-handed goal.  This occurs during a penalty-kill, and is always very thrilling.  Especially when it’s your kid sitting in the penalty box after having committed a rather, er, short-sighted, er, action, against another kid … Continue reading

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Addendum: Barbara Barnes’ memorial service is 10 a.m. this Saturday (1/14/12)

The Courant had the time wrong in the obit I printed below.  They may not have changed it on-line or folks may not have thought to check back.  The family confirmed that the memorial service for Barbara Barnes is 10 … Continue reading

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Barbara Barnes is gone.

Published in The Hartford Courant on January 9, 2012:  Barbara Lamkin Barnes, 75, wife of David W. Robinson of Glastonbury, died January 6, 2012. She was born in Hartford to the late Willis and Virginia Lamkin. A graduate of Wethersfield High, she … Continue reading

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Going Out On A Limb

Drawing became stressful to me long ago for a silly reason.  I became too hard on myself, and would criticize my work if it did not come out exactly as I intended.  As such, I would only show people a … Continue reading

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Newport Blend

I was in Newport, Rhode Island, with my family for three days attending my son’s hockey tournament, right after Christmas.  While I was down there, I prepared this potpourri of unrelated pieces (a “Newport Blend”, if you will) because I … Continue reading

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