Category: MJ’s Story/ Blog

Photography is… No. 2 stimulates imagination

Photography is… No. 2 stimulates imagination

| October 21, 2018 | Reply

C\             Click here, on this link, to see a few more of my “challenge” photos. No. 2 — Photography requires imagination Each year, lately, I have gone on my own photographic journey, calling it my “Challenge.” I’ll pick a topic and do what I can to photograph items, people, […]

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Photography is… No. 1-Immortality

Photography is… No. 1-Immortality

| October 17, 2018 | Reply

First in a series about photography and why I (Mary Jane Farmer) love it so much. Some of this is ‘borrowed’ from another source, most  is uniquely my own. Photography creates immortality — Every Thanksgiving, my family is at my house. It’s tradition. The grandkids take out the old photo albums and go through them, again […]

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Kinky Freidman — Still The Kinkster

Kinky Freidman — Still The Kinkster

| June 18, 2018 | 2 Replies

Lately, I’ve been listening to Kinky Freidman’s newest CD in about, oh, say, 40-ish years. It’s called Circus of Life and is due out in about three weeks, or July 3 to be more specific. And, believe or trust me, it’s well worth the money. The Texas Jewboy has not lost his touch, not at […]

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Packin’ up for the road

Packin’ up for the road

| August 12, 2017 | Reply

Mary Jane Farmer, Texas Nexus, August 2017 It’s a 3-column list I have worked up — “PACK UP” it’s called. It’s what I have to reference and cling to when getting ready to go to all the music festivals in my life. And there’s a bunch! Me and Hippie Van head out. She has clean […]

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9 Stevie Ray Vaughan at Celebrate Austin Music

9 Stevie Ray Vaughan at Celebrate Austin Music

| December 25, 2016 | Reply

Because you asked… The Celebrate Austin Music Festival at Zilker Park, circa April 15, 1984, was filled with Austin-based touring acts with generous sprinklings of up-and-comers. A lot of that information is in Rod Kennedy’s book, Music of the Heart, written many years before his 4-14-14 death. It had been a long three-day event, and […]

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