To My Friends, I Thank You All

One week ago this very day I learned that my best friend of 35 years and brother passed away quite suddenly of a heart attack. His name was Hector Collazo and was 45 years young and was on the cusp of becoming a great success in the comics industry once again. I lost a soul-friend and my life without him will NEVER be the same. I haven’t the will nor the energy to really write anything these past few days but when I saw Friday’s Weekly Photo Challenge on being thankful, the choice in picture was quite easy for me. … Continue reading To My Friends, I Thank You All

Renewal: A WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge

  When I think of renewal I think about the time when I was a 2nd grade teacher in the Bronx and I would always look towards September with a great deal of optimism, excitement and hope, emotions tinged with a fair amount of last minute jitters and unfounded worries. In June you “break down” your classroom to make sure that the school janitor and his staff can either clean the room, paint the walls if need be and polish the wood grain floors plus a host of other things they do while we’re away enjoying our summer reprieve. Then … Continue reading Renewal: A WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge

Instagram Web Profiles

Today I stumbled upon a story on CNET regarding instagram and how they’re now starting to slowly roll out user profiles for the web this week. Immediately after reading this post, I went to instagram.com/cyanskies to see if I was one of the lucky ones to have a web profile up and was greeted with the following page: Bummed out, I tried my daughter’s and her profile wasn’t up yet. Figuring it would be up sooner or later during the week, I went about my business. Several hours later, just before going to bed, I decided to give it another … Continue reading Instagram Web Profiles