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Age Finally Caught-Up With Fox   3 comments

There once was a feisty little dog
whose name was Fox.
He demanded 100 percent from
his human friend, Jill.

In the beginning of their relationship
he was able to get what he wanted,
he needed her and she needed him.
Fox was her baby and he knew it. 

Over time Fox learned to tolerate
others as long as Jill was around,
remaining very jealous of her attention.
Then James came on the scene.

Like his human friends, over time
he got gray, hard of hearing and 
and learning to live with vision lose.
Even so, Jill give him life till the end.

(Fox died May 11, 2019 at the age of 22.)

— kenne

Thanksgiving 2009James and Fox (2009)

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAFox, Chase, Jill and Joy (Christmas, 2001)

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAFox and Jill (Christmas, 2001)

Ken&Fox2006-01-15-05-2006 -72Kenne and Fox (2006) 

 

 

Posted July 17, 2019 by kenneturner in Houston, Information, Photography, Poetry

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1954 GMC Pickup Truck   1 comment

GMC Pickup Truck 1954-3-2-Edit-3-72-3Kenne David Turner’s 1954 GMC Pickup Truck — Photo-Artistry by kenne

Living through my son
Old trucks or motorcycles
I’m inside his veins.

— kenne

State Of The Blues — Fotofest 2002 Revisited   Leave a comment

Going through some old photos, I found some I took at a 2002 Fotofest event, State of the Blues.
Since we were recently in Houston visiting family, I thought this would be an appropriate time to revisit the State of The Blues.

— kenne

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAJoe “Guitar” Hughes (Fotofest 2002)

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAJoe “Guitar” Hughes (Fotofest 2002)

Joe Hughes and Oscar Obear (Fotofest 2002)

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAJoe Hughes and Trudy Lynn (Fotofest 2002) 

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAJoe Hughes and Trudy Lynn (Fotofest 2002) 

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERATrudy Lynn (Fotofest 2002) 

Trudy Lynn and Joe Hughes with Diunna Greenleaf Looking On (Fotofest 2002)

Fotofest 2002 — Images by kenne

 

Serenading The Bride and Her Son   Leave a comment

Jill &Hugh's Wedding (1 of 1)-6-Hugh Singing-72Hugh Serenading Jill and James as They Dance (June 15, 2019) — Image by kenne

At Jill and Hugh’s wedding, there was a lot of singing and dancing.

 

Gone, But Not Forgotten   Leave a comment

Rhythm Room (1 of 1) blog framedMean Gene Kelton at The Rhythm Room On Washington in Houston, June 14, 2003 — Image by kenne

gone

Smokin’ Joe’s Roadhouse, gone

The Rhythm Room, gone

Mean Gene Kelton, gone

gone, yes, but not forgotten —

the blues will never die.

— kenne

Ain’t no sunshine when she’s gone!   2 comments

Galveston (27 of 106) Joy blogJoy on Galveston Island (She’s still in Houston with family and I’m here in Tucson.) — Image by kenne
Ain’t no sunshine when she’s gone
It’s not warm when she’s away
Ain’t no sunshine when she’s gone
And she’s always gone too long
Anytime she goes away
Wonder this time where she’s gone
Wonder if she’s gone to stay
Ain’t no sunshine when she’s gone
And this house just ain’t no home
Anytime she goes away
And I know, I know, I know, I know,
I know, I know, I know, I know, I know
I know, I know, I know, I know, I know
I know, I know, I know, I know, I know
I know, I know, I know, I know, I know
I know, I know,
Hey, I oughtta leave young thing alone
But ain’t no sunshine when she’s gone
Ain’t no sunshine when she’s gone
Only darkness every day
Ain’t no sunshine when she’s gone
And this house just ain’t no home
Anytime she goes away
Anytime she goes away
Anytime she goes away
Anytime she goes away
— Bill Withers

The First of Several Planned Gathering In Houston   Leave a comment

Dinner at Lupe Tortilla's in The Wooodlands blog IIKatelyn Turner, Janie Turner, Joy Otrey, Kenne D. Turner, Mary Ann Turner-McCloud, Buddy McCloud, Katie Turner-Bailey and Kenne G. Turner (Lupe Tortilla’s in The Woodlands, Texas, July 27, 2018) — Image by waiter, Saul

We have been planning Joy’s 70th birthday for several months. We knew Kate and her Family who now lives in New Hampshire would not be able to make it to the beach house gathering in Galveston this weekend. We also knew that Katelyn, Janie and Kenne D. would be camping in Central Texas.

Then, a couple of weeks ago we learned Kate would be attending a conference in Houston this week, so plans were quickly made to have dinner on the 27th — Kate was very pleased. We arrived in Houston at 3:30 pm with plenty of time for dinner at 6:30 pm in The Woodlands.

Tomorrow we leave for the Galveston beach house.

kenne

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