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Verge of the Dude

I leave rambling voice mail messages on my friend's answering machine and you get to hear them too. Proudly presented raw, unedited and in one take.

Oct 4, 2021

Hey Dude, a bit of recognition for my photos by Descanso Gardens and The Arboretum paves the way for me to see Ira Glass in a new light, from "broken glass" to an arrow straight to the heart.

QUOTE: "The only thing you can do is to keep on keepin' on."

PEOPLE: Ira Glass, John Doe, Krissy Teegerstrom

PLACES: Descanso Gardens, The Arboretum, Arcadia, Altadena, Heritage Boots

THINGS: iPhone 6, iPhone XS, Carved, Twitter, Instagram, L.A. Magazine, plumeria, Mother Nature, S-Town, All Things Considered

SOUNDS: leaf blower, footsteps, gravel path, Laguna Sawdust Cowbell Chimes, birds, train, wind

GENRE: storytelling, personal narrative, personal journal

PHOTO: "Descanso IG Screenshot" via my iPhone XS

RECORDED: October 1, 2021 from the "Wawona Lawn" under the flight path of the Bob Hope Airport in BurbankCalifornia

GEAR: Sony ICD PX370 digital voice recorder and Sony ECM CS3 "tie-clip" microphone.

HYPE: "It's a beatnik kinda literary thing in a podcast cloak of darkness." Timothy Kimo Brien (cohost on Podwrecked and host of Create Art Podcast)

DISCLAIMER/WARNING: Proudly presented rough, raw and ragged. Seasoned with salty language and ideas. Not for most people's taste. Please be advised.