Mt. Rainier and Lenticular Clouds - Dec. 2008 copyright: JMM

September 8, 2009

My First Attempt at a Photobucket Slide Show

I took a very quick trip to Seattle in July, 2009, on a mission for Axe. On the way up, I decided to stop in Renton to see the Jimi Hendrix Memorial and grave.

13 comments:

  1. This is awesome!
    I'm glad you're back, I missed your pics.

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  2. That worked :D

    Didn't know he was buried in Seattle. He's one of those Americans the English tend to think of as English and only vaguely remembehe was actually American...

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  3. Thanks Madi. My suspension from FB made me really miss my blogging. lol So I guess from that standpoint, it was a good thing I was kicked off. lol

    WR - Yes, Jimi's from Seattle originally, and is buried here, but yeah, when I was growing up, I was surprised to find out he was American; I thought he was British as well.

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  4. Oh, what an awesome tribute, huh?
    I called the Nush to come have a look at it and she had a spaz attack, cause he is one of her biggest heroes on guitar!

    Thanks Jojo....you and your adventures always take me out of this boring life of mine.

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  5. I just adored Jimi Hendrix. It was such a shock to me when he died. I know he died in London, but I'd never stopped to think where he might be buried.

    Brilliant first slideshow.

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  6. Did you make it out to see Bruce and Brandon Lee too?

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  7. Axe - Glad to hear Nush is into Hendrix. The classics never get old. lol

    Val - It was a surprise to me too that he's buried up here.

    Diane - Oh yes, I most definitely did. I will be uploading those pics here, probably this weekend.

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  8. I'm glad you're back posting pics, it's good for my education :-)

    I'd never thought about where Hendrix was buried either, I guess I just assumed it was over here

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  9. hey, you did a great job....as usual

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  10. I hope you said 'Hi' for me. Actually, when I was there I gave them both a bow, as I was taught to do when I was martial arts training. It shows respect for your teacher or oppononent - not that I'd've lasted 2 seconds in a fight with either of 'em, but Bruce was the reason I started training in the first place. I'd wanted to do it for years, and was WAY too old when I finally started, BUT hopefully, I could still give someone a good (and proper!)kicking if threatened ;0)

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  11. diane!

    you took martial arts? now, i'm doubly sure that i never want to piss you off!

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  12. Yes I did Susan (for 2 years), until doing 'knuckle press-ups' started to deform my hands. I wouldn't want Vincent to take fright if/when I stroke his face ;0)

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