Archive for the ‘leisure’ Category

Bodhran & Tin Whistle – Salmon’s Leap

March 17, 2010

A video featuring pictures of the Irish countryside and music

by Celia and Marc of the Irish duo Salmon’s Leap —

www.salmonsleap.com 

[A bodhran is a hand-held goatskin drum used in traditional

Irish music. The tin whistle (also called the tinwhistle,

whistle, penny whistle, Irish whistle, feadóg, or feadóg stain)

is a simple six-holed woodwind instrument.]

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Irish Tin Whistle – The Corrs

March 17, 2010

This band is called “The Corrs” and is made up of 3 sisters

and a brother — Jim on keyboards, Sharon on violin (fiddle),

Caroline on drums and Andrea on tin (or penny) whistle.

They are from Dundalk in the east of Ireland, which is

located about 50 miles from Dublin.

The Corrs — Toss The Feathers

March 17, 2010

Happy St. Patrick’s Day, everyone!!!

And who is it, now, who will draw me a pint of lovely Guinness??? 🙂

Printable Coloring Pages

February 19, 2010

Grandparents.com

offers free coloring

pages at the 

following addy:

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Quote of the Day

January 2, 2010

You see fleeting perfection of form merging with a significant substance, and you make a clicking noise only a hair’s breadth away. You have then judged something, reported something, ostensibly truthfully… And when you made a clicking noise you said something eloquently if you are skilled.

Burk Uzzle

(1938 –    )

American Photographer

Burk is the guy who took a bunch of Woodstock pics.

From Boing Boing:

“Burk Uzzle shot the festival from the vantage point of a participant. In one particularly telling photograph, a sea of humanity as dense as a carpet of wildflowers in a meadow spills over a hillside; in another, a young hippie couple standing in a tender embrace under a grandmother’s quilt became the icon of a generation. Rather than document the music, Uzzle chose to focus on details of living, existence, and enjoyment over that three day period. In so doing, he captured the spirit of the festival and ultimately an era.”

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And here’s the story behind one well-known Woodstock photo:

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Digital art: Tropical

September 21, 2009

Tropical

 

© Diane Beaty

A photo of a bit of one of my more colorful shirts.

Click on the link for a larger view:

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Digital art: Beach Baby

September 13, 2009

beach baby

 

© Diane Beaty

This piece has a summer feel. 

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Gasparilla Pirate Fest

September 11, 2009

Gasparilla Pirate Fest

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Every year, Tampa, Florida gets invaded by pirates.

Click on the link to learn of the mischief and mayhem

planned for 2010: #mce_temp_url#

Once you’ve clicked on the link, hover your

mouse pointer over the ship icon at that official site

for a bit of cannon fire 🙂

The girl from Ipanema

August 21, 2009

 

© neloqua

© neloqua

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Thank You

July 31, 2009

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This site, dig-n-dash, has just passed the 15,000 views mark. 

 

I would like to stop and take a moment to thank all the

photographers and artists whose wonder-filled works have 

graced these pages. In addition, I would like to give special

thanks to all who not only stop by, but also leave their

insightful comments; the world is a lot more interesting

while in the company of blogging friends.

 

[As always, click on the links to view the particulars of

the photographs etc. used in each post; and, if you like

the site, please consider passing its addy on to your family

and friends.]