Tag Archives: Tom Roberts

Tennessee Needs That Beacon In A Sea of Red

The Obama banner hanging outside Tom’s studio in Loudon, Tennessee caught the eye of blogger David Ettlin,who stopped to chat and later wrote about the visit in The Real Muck: There wasn’t much – the depressed town only recently received … Continue reading

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Brave Beacon in a Sea of Red

Tom Roberts sent this photo of his artist studio in Loudon, Tennessee. He volunteered the studio for Obama campaign headquarters for Loudon County. Tom writes: The building, across from the county courthouse, faces motorists  heading north on highway 11, and … Continue reading

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Perusing the Portland Farmers’ Market

Saturday morning, market day. Almost time to walk to the farmers’ market. I’ve been going there longer than I can remember. This summer I realized how these outdoor markets are a movement now, as much a part of the daily … Continue reading

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Ransacking The Archive: Letter to Tom Roberts

This was written for Tom on the August night in 1975 when the world learned of the death of Dmitri Shostakovich. Letter to Tom Roberts I stopped reading books. Is that possible? My eyes hurt. My doctor says there are … Continue reading

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Flaneur’s Gallery: Market Day in Costa Rica

A market in Feria, Costa Rica. [Photo by Tom Roberts] There’s more snow and ice here this morning. A stroll through a farmer’s market in the Tropic of Cancer would be a welcome respite. Thanks, Tom! Tell us more.

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