Archive for the 'Celebrities' Category

01
Jan
14

Hey Kids! Here’s JP!

JP Patches was a Seattle television entertainer from the 1950’s to 2011. aka Chris Wedes, April 3, 1928 – July 22, 2012. The photo will be at my print site soon for those interested… mike-penney.artistwebsites.com

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02
Nov
11

Mary Youngblood

A Native American Musician performing at a church in Seattle.

22
Nov
10

Adam Gosh, entrepreneur

18
Feb
10

Quincy Jones

12
Jan
10

Nelson Mandela, 1999, Seattle University

Nelson Mandela died today, December 5th, 2013.

W E Henley’s Invictus. The poem is also said to have cheered Nelson Mandela during his years of incarceration. It became the title of Clint Eastwood’s film about the South African rugby team.

Out of the night that covers me,
Black as the pit from pole to pole,
I thank whatever gods may be
For my unconquerable soul.

In the fell clutch of circumstance
I have not winced nor cried aloud.
Under the bludgeonings of chance
My head is bloody, but unbowed.

Beyond this place of wrath and tears
Looms but the Horror of the shade,
And yet the menace of the years
Finds and shall find me unafraid.

It matters not how strait the gate,
How charged with punishments the scroll,
I am the master of my fate:
I am the captain of my soul.


12
Jan
10

Elle Macpherson