The old bluesman shuffled out on the stage, wrinkled, gray and grizzled with his guitar and sat down on a stool. He blinked once or twice at the blinding spotlights and put his mouth up to the microphone. He’d said it a thousand times before, but somehow tonight was different. In a deep, tired voice he slowly told the unseen audience out there somewhere behind the bright stage lights, “This is the story of my life,” and then he began to play…


000 the leavingPhoto of Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s Model In Bust taken in the Picasso Museum in Paris in May 2015.


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