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Our friend Peg took some photos of us last week.  Would you help us pick out a good one?  We’re planning to use a couple of these photos for our websites.

If you have the time and inclination, check out the photos below and let us know which are your favorites.  You can voice your opinion by posting a comment to this blog. The photos are numbered. Thank you!

The photographer, Peg Libertus is a treasured friend who illuminates our Gainesville adventures. Peg is brilliant and funny, an everflowing fountain of  incisive sarcasm and wit. She’s also an amazing writer and editor and is no doubt scrutinizing every jot and tittle of this post. [Hi Peg !] 

Among Peg’s many accomplishments is the penning of  a theatrical musical called Boxer of Basin Street about a sailor named Boxer on his first shore leave in New Orleans.  Back in the late twentieth century Kiki played Margo, a high-class prostitute in Storyville, the legendary red-light district of New Orleans, near the French Quarter.  One day we hope to post some of the music from Boxer of Basin Street.  Peg’s melodies are on a par with Sondheim, we kid you not.  Pegs lyrics are full of beautiful imagery, no doubt a big influence in Kiki’s lyric writing.

 Here are the first lines to the opening song from Boxer (a savory little taste of Peg’s amazing gift):

 

whispered creole  litanies

rusted wrought-iron balconies

dripping in the rain

pouring down the drain

on cobblestone

 

Lord, it’s cold in the wind’s song

who knows where all love’s gone

from New Orleans

in winter

from the Old Town

New Orleans

Vieux Carré

Ship horn blows its lonesome sound

Mississippi rolling down

misty in the night

hiding shoreline lights

and harbor homes

 

Lord, it’s cold in the wind’s song

who knows where all love’s gone

from New Orleans

in winter

from the Old Town

New Orleans

Vieux Carré

lady on the balcony

perfume drifting down to me

could you spare some time

make me feel that I’m

not all alone

 

 Here are Peg’s beautiful photos…thanks Peg!

 

 

 

Greg Webb of dancing Light
PHOTO #1 Greg looking west at the sunset

 

dancing Light behind Gary's car
PHOTO #2 Kiki and Greg talking to the wee folk. Who knew there were faeries in Chili’s parking lot?

 

dancing Light looking right

PHOTO #3 dancing Light looking west

 

just kidding

PHOTO #4 just kidding

 

dancing Light (in front of hedge) color

PHOTO #5 dancing Light (in front of hedge) color

 

dancing Light (in front of hedge) black and white

PHOTO #6 dancing Light (in front of hedge) black and white

 

a little glam

PHOTO #7 a little glam

 

dancing Light looking right

PHOTO #8 dancing Light looking north towards friends in minnesota

ff
PHOTO #9 Kiki thinks this one is kinda creepy

PHOTO #9 Kiki thinks this one is kinda creepy

Kiki

PHOTO #10 Kiki

dancing Light more serious

PHOTO #11 dancing Light more serious

Greg

PHOTO #12 Greg

PHOTO #13 (get a room guys)

PHOTO #13 (get a room guys)

PHOTO #14 putting their heads together

PHOTO #14 putting our heads together

PHOTO #15

PHOTO #15

 

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