Day 637: Vivid

Yesterday, I spent several vivid hours with my long-time friend, Deb, who has appeared in some previous posts (here, here, and here) (which I hope were vivid ones).

I’m using the word “vivid” because:

  • Deb told me that somebody from our high school described her with that word.
  • She was surprised that somebody remembered her that way.
  • She IS vivid (for example, she is a glass blower AND she has dubbed herself a “Wild Woman of Welding”).
  • It’s a great word, isn’t it?

In yesterday’s post, I mentioned that photos can fit many themes.

I’m not worried about these photos — which I snapped yesterday at Deb’s home in Cambridge and in the South End of Boston — fitting today’s theme.


IMG_9942 IMG_9940 IMG_9944 IMG_9946 IMG_9951 IMG_9952  IMG_9962 IMG_9963 IMG_9965 IMG_9972  IMG_9978 IMG_9982  IMG_9989 IMG_9991 IMG_0002 IMG_9999 IMG_0001  IMG_0007 IMG_0009 IMG_0010 IMG_0013 IMG_0014 IMG_0015  IMG_0017 IMG_0018 IMG_0020Every picture tells a story, doesn’t it?

And because I often have music in my (air)head


… here’s some music for a Monday morning:

(YouTube video found here)

Many thanks to Deb, to Rod Stewart & Ron Wood, to Deb’s cousin Jim (who did the painting),  to runners and cheerers everywhere, to Cinquecento, to our server, Danny (who — along with Deb — HAS NEVER HEARD OF “GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY“!!), to December Thieves and Albert Einstein,  to the many vendors and artists at the SoWa Open Market in Boston’s South End, to Frozen Hoagies, to Cinder & Salt, to Folk Couture, to people and dogs who may have looked and felt tired for moments yesterday, AND — of course! — to you, for being exactly as vivid as you are, today.

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29 thoughts on “Day 637: Vivid

  1. kellie@writingmoment

    Glass blowing and welding! Yes vivid! Yes I love that word too! I haven’t really described a person that way before but makes perfect sense 🙂

  2. Love it Shut up ;D !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. Really!!!!!!!!!!!!

  4. Looks like you had a great time this weekend! Here’s to an even better week!

  5. It’s a dull day here, and these were very uplifting images.

  6. Love the photos – looks like you’re still having some decent weather there, love the whole street market atmosphere!
    Diana xo

  7. Great photos. Looks like you had a fun weekend and well deserved I’m sure

  8. It is what it is t-shirt haha

  9. Nice pics 🙂 .Good to know that you have a good time .

  10. Yes, they are, Ann, every one. I think I’m a bit cold-shoulder about the concept of frozen hoagies from a food truck at a street festival, though. No place to ice them until you get them home to the freezer, but maybe I have the whole principle of their sell wrong.

    Not so about the grit and grime of Rod and Ron on “Every Picture Tells a Story,” which still, 44 years later, makes me want to shout “Don’t It!”

    • I wondered what you would think of “Frozen Hoagies,” Mark, but could you really object to the concept of a vividly delicious ice cream sandwich with a choice of fresh baked cookies? Don’t it sound great?

  11. Gene Phillips

    What a great compliment it is to be told you are vivid.

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