Friday, January 05, 2007

A Good Man

This picture was in my Small Town paper this morning for the sole purpose of showing one man helping another by holding a door for him. This building is across the street from my favorite place for joe. (credit: Pat Burk)


dive said...

Mister Hold-open looks a real character.
I can just picture him strolling between Daniel's bank and the coffee shop in Stillman, or down to the grill in Lake Wobegon.

Hey, the Prairie Home Companion movie opens here soon. I take it everyone over there has seen it already (usually the case). If so, what's it like?

Robyn said...

Doesn't he look like the kind of guy you would want to meet, with that vest and that beard?

Prairie Home Companion wasn't a big hit here, but I don't think it was intended to be one. It has a limited audience, and surprisingly, a lot of people have never even heard of Garrison Keillor. I just had this discussion with a friend yesterday--I loved the movie because I love the show, and all the characters are there. It has a slim plot and moves very slowly, like Keillor, but that's exactly what I liked about it.

The cowboys are lovely.

Sassy Sundry said...

I love this picture. I love that bearded man. Amazing.

dive said...

The movie sounds great, Robyn.
I've been a big fan ever since Lake Wobegon Days first came out and we could buy "best of" cassettes of the show over here.
Now of course, it's available online. Whoopee for the internet!
I also subscribe to their "Writer's Almanac" which sends me a daily poem and some literary anniversaries (I suspect you get that one, too) …

Robyn said...

Dive, I don't subscribe but I have heard of it. I just left the page, and have a new favorite. Thank you.