A Wish for the World

A Wish for the World

Posted by on Dec 24, 2016 in A Passing Glimpse

Christmas Eve is here. Here is Ocho Rios, Jamaica. Instead of preparing my traditional fare of holiday aromas and deliciousness for the family, I’m sitting in a relaxing leather chair with dark wood arm rests, atop the crow’s nest of the M.S. Zuiderdam. The room is filled with plenty of suntanned faces I’ve never seen […]

It’s Christmastime

It’s Christmastime

Posted by on Dec 20, 2014 in A Passing Glimpse

That time of the year is here again. And with it, I look forward to seeing those I love in the next week. I’m counting on those days being filled with plenty of soul filling goodness: puppy kisses and wagging tails, teary eyed laughter, reading, studying, loads of fab music backed by a tad more […]

imperfectly beautiful

Posted by on Jan 12, 2013 in A Passing Glimpse, inspiration, life, photography | 2 Comments

I believe in second chances far more than abandonment. Fewer days thrill me more than those where I can take something that’s been discarded, breathe new life in it, and have it resuscitate the same in me. I’m constantly surrounded by hand me downs, throwaways, secondhand left behinds, and rescues… each by choice. With their […]

beneath a blue sky and a green canopy

Posted by on Jan 8, 2012 in A Passing Glimpse | No Comments

Yesterday marked the end of the first week of 2012. The weather and the day were nearly identical to the week before. Almost to the minute from a week earlier, I drove past a cemetery yesterday that I’d driven by on the afternoon of New Years Eve. On a date generally known for celebrating great […]

restoring yesterdays

Posted by on Dec 30, 2011 in A Passing Glimpse, self portrait | No Comments

Today was one of those kinds of days. It was beyond fabulous and the weather even more so, especially for late December. I spent my entire day working on the restoration of the 1944 dinette table I gave Karen for Christmas. After eight hours, everything on the table had been totally disassembled including every screw. Following […]

all run together

©2011 gary garbett.com Days and gifts all run together. For my birthday, I received several packages of whole bean coffee. Sipping from a hot cup of java is one of my favorite things in the world. It’s right up there with watching classic cinema, listening to music on vinyl records, and taking road trips. Each defines […]