Spartan Stadium, April 1979

It Was 40 Years Ago Today

When Brent joined the band to play, with his bluesy Hammond sound, he really made the crowd go wild! April 22, 1979. Spartan Stadium, San Jose. A Sunday. Early afternoon outdoor concert with the Grateful Dead, introducing new keyboardist Brent Mydland. We had lived in California for almost a year, and had seen two other … Read more

Daffodil Under Light

Daffodils Dark and Light

In a sure sign of spring, Sheryl found some daffodils near the back door. I had a go at taking some pictures of them and ended up with two that I like. One is lit pretty darkly, with only a rim light providing illumination. I call it Daffodil at Night. The second one is fully … Read more

Hacked Destination

All the Pages Hack Disclosure

This site, All the Pages (are my days) was the subject of a recent hack. The problem has been addressed and the site is restored and functioning normally. Sometime between April 6th and April 13th, a zero-day vulnerability in the Yuzo Related Post plugin was exploited (see note below). The result was that visitors to … Read more

April 5th, 1974

On This Day

45 years ago, a journey began. Two (very) young people, against all odds, began a life together. Our marriage was predicted not to last even a year … And today, 45 years later, we’re still having fun together! There are no secrets. Just love. And patience. A bit of luck (but really, the luck was … Read more