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My New CD
"FLOWER"

Will Be On Sale At All
My Upcoming Performances


Photo: Michio Yves Ueda





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“A Painter's Kitchen-
Revised Edition:
Recipes from the Kitchen of Georgia O'Keeffe”
(Red Crane Cookbook Series)

Margaret Wood




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Meladramas
 
Sunday, May 31, 2015  






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Lilac-Shoubu



Gentle misting rain
untwists the dainty shoubu…
Next, hydrangea…

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Another earthquake hit us last night…
The continual swaying gave me vertigo.









Schwanengesang, D.957 - Ständchen "Leise flehen meine Lieder"
(Franz Schubert)

Daria Hovora (piano), Mischa Maisky (cello)

From The CD


Songs Without Words






Till Next Time...




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1:28 PM

Thursday, May 28, 2015  






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Late May, Dusk, 2015



Sunset, rice-paddy;
prelude to rainy season…
Ah, "Je Reviens"…

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”Duet”

Philip Glass

From The Film Soundtrack

Stoker






Till Next Time...




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9:31 AM

Tuesday, May 26, 2015  






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Pink Impatiens 1



Late May, the light shifts…
Flowers appear in focus,
yet ethereal…

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We had an earthquake yesterday…

It felt different; it started out feeling like I was in a vibrating chair,
then, a very sharp jolt, and then, diminuendo…

The first seconds are the scariest,
you never know how rough a ride it will be,
till it’s over…





”A Long Way To Fall”

Ulrich Schnauss

From The CD

A Long Way To Fall






Till Next Time...




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8:59 AM

Friday, May 22, 2015  






P-Mac, T-Hara Live @ SOMETIME




My next performance is 3 weeks away from today,
on June 12th, Friday,
2015年 6月 12日(金曜日)


Featuring :

Pamela MacCarthy パメラ・マッカーシー - vocals
原 とも也 Tomoya Hara - guitar

My newest CD, will also be on sale…







For booking inquiries, contact mellamaccar@gmail.com










Till Next Time...




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10:26 AM

Wednesday, May 20, 2015  






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”Red Ayame, 2015”



How can anyone
just ride by and not see this
most gorgeous bloom…?

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I have been experimenting with a couple different image-editing programs…

I tried the 30 day trial of Pixelmator,
I like it, and I am still considering a future purchase…

Next, GIMP.

This program takes some getting used to; relearning mechanisms,
but it is a nice alternative to Adobe Photoshop,
which I once used implicitly, but has since gotten entirely too uptown, for me…



Here’s my first GIMP photo-portrait :





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P-Mac, Pink Opal, Red Garnets…



These earrings, were a Mother’s Day present,
from my son, Michio.

Nails

Lips- Pt. 1, Pt.2






"La Valse Chinoise"

Les Primitifs du Futur

From The CD:


World Musette.






Till Next Time...




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9:39 AM

Friday, May 15, 2015  





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Tonight

May 15th,
Friday
2015年 5月15日(金曜日)




BLUE FLAME




1F, 4 Chome-14-2 Minami-Azabu, Minato, Tokyo 106-0047


Tel. : 03-3446-7730


MAP




Pamela MacCarthy パメラ・マッカーシー - vocals

原 とも也 Tomoya Hara - guitar






Till Next Time...




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9:27 AM

Wednesday, May 13, 2015  






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”Ticket”


I recently took a day trip to Yamanashi Pref.,
to visit Shiba-zakura Park,
for the “Moss Phlox” festival…

It was an overcast, cool and cloudy day, with raindrops falling at times,
but it was perfect for viewing!

The mountain air was invigorating; and Mt. Fuji was majestic,
and “mist”erious…





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Photo : Lorna

Lorna & Pamela
Shiba-zakura Park/ Mt. Fuji
5-9-2015






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Field Of Pink
Shiba-zakura Park
5-9-2015




I also brought my art gear;
watercolors, paper, ink, and oil pastels:




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”Pink Landscape/ Mt. Fuji”

24 X 33.5cm
( 9” X 13” )
Black Ink, Watercolor, Oil Pastels
On Paper




After painting, trying some delicious “cherry blossom” ice cream,
taking many photos, and a nice hike around the grounds,
we started back to the car…

We drove to a nearby lake,
to have our packed lunch…





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“The Lake”
5-9-2015




After lunch, we took a scenic drive,
through the mountain forest, along the lake,
until finally arriving at Fujiyama Onsen…



Just wonderful...






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Fujiyama Onsen Bus Stop
5-9-2015




It was a fabulous day, a good time was had by all…

I hope to return to Yamanashi,
for the Herbs/Lavender Festival,
next month…





Till Next Time...




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2:00 PM

Friday, May 08, 2015  





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”Passing By…”

Black Ink, Watercolor

On Washi Postcard




Today was my monthly Etegami session…




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Lorna’s Birthday/ My Etegami Group
















5-2015 iPod update :

Million Miles - Bonnie Raitt
Akdeniz Akşamian (Mediterranean Nights) - Grup Merdiven
Ménilmontant - Charles Trenet
Persian Rug - R. Crumb & The Cheap Suit Serenaders
Keep It For Your Own - POP ETC
Daisies /S. Rachmaninoff - Garrick Ohlsson
Fade Into You - Mazzy Star
Venice - Chris Botti
Suits Crybaby Blues - R. Crumb and The Cheap Suit Serenaders
Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens - Louis Jordan
Never Comes The Day - The Moody Blues
Lightness - Death Cab For Cutie
Don't Ever Let Nobody Drag Your Spirit Down - Eric Bibb, Rory Block & Maria Muldaur
La noyée - Yann Tiersen
Standing In The Doorway - Bob Dylan






Till Next Time...




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6:37 PM

Wednesday, May 06, 2015  






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”From My Desk…”




Today, I report the passing of my step-dad, Al,
after a battle with cancer...



I’ve known him since I was a young girl.

At a later time, I will talk more about him, and all he meant to me,
but not today…



Today, I offer a song, from Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam:





”Man Of The Hour”


Eddie Vedder/ Pearl Jam




”Man Of The Hour”

Tidal waves don't beg forgiveness
Crashed and on their way
Father he enjoyed collisions; others walked away
A snowflake falls in May…

And the doors are open now as the bells are ringing out
‘Cause the Man of the Hour is taking his final bow
Goodbye For Now…

Nature has its own religion; gospel from the land
Father ruled by long division, young men they pretend
Old men comprehend.

And the sky breaks at dawn; shedding light upon this town
They’ll all come ‘round

‘Cause the Man of the Hour is taking his final bow
Goodbye for now.

And the road
The old man paved
The broken seams along the way
The rusted signs, left just for me
He was guiding me, love, his own way

Now the Man of the Hour is taking his final bow
As the curtain comes down
I feel that this is just goodbye for now…






Till Next Time...




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