Saturday, August 02, 2014 merges into this blog


I am an entrepenuer. I am a painter, see Jancolors Artworks. I have a studio & gallery in Downtown Dover, Delaware.

I am a working musician and I play flute, whistles, concertina, accordion and now, ukulele. I am in a band that works frequently on Delmarva, Celtic Harvest. I am a board member of the Delaware Friends of Folk.
I am a Mac user at work & at home. I had many years as PC support at the old newspaper, each moment re-enforcing my need to use Macs, suggest Macs to friends & loved ones. Stopping short of pounding the table, I can only take that so far, it seems.

I used to design rubber stamps, had my own company in Boston, got bored- I was over that before it became popular in the Mid-Atlantic where we moved.

I used to draw editorial cartoons, found politics too sad & scary, couldn't make them funny enough, so found other outlets. I love to follow cartoonists, however!
I have pets.

Social Media

On Twitter, I am Jancolors.
I also have a Facebook page, but I loathe most of the FB experience, I don't play their games of follow through on application invitations or pester my friends with 'gifts'. I love to connect with family and local people & businesses.

Are YOU a Crumpley, too?

If you'll contact me (jan at symbol crumpley period com), I'd be happy to share the domain with you. I will want to get to know you, of course, and especially if you are related-- if you are some of the Oklahoma, Missouri or Colorado Crumpleys I want to connect! I am Crumpley by marriage, of course, share the love!

Saturday, June 14, 2014


Here I am - playing music but taking a break to take a picture of the guys that came out today. 

Reporting on a Delmarvalous Day (R) LOL!! It is. The weather is here, wish you were beautiful. Xoxo

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Lucy the Elephant

is calling me. I want to go back!

Sunday, May 30, 2010

New Photos


Updated Flickr with over 80 photos today, I was a little behind!!!

Take a stroll!

Saturday, May 22, 2010

The Power of Memory (HDR)

My friend Hugh did this up, HDR of Stonehenge. Beautiful. Inspiring.

Thanks, Hugh!

Please stroll through his collection leisurely.

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Pre-Christmas snow storm Dover, Delaware

Officially, they said 18 inches, but perhaps a bit more than that,

Snow bound, my chance to catch up on domestic things & Eastenders back episodes.

Since I work out of my home studio now, I will be able to commute okay. LOL

Friday, July 03, 2009

Can I start taking photos again?

on my alley
Originally uploaded by flutecake
Some disappointments in life, lately, have caused me to shelve my photo interests. I have been carrying around my little Nikon, iPhone (of course), but Spring came & went without any good flower photography, except the Philly Flower Show with Heather.

I am determined to overcome the doldrums and get back out there. Follow my links back to my Flickr page for more.

I have made three small purchases recently to help myself out.

1) A Mino Flip video camera. 2 hours of good quality in low light filming, the sound isn't bad. I am compiling an iMovie of the first day along with some stills. Hope to finish that off tomorrow

2) A new tri-pod, not an incredibly cheap one but one that is more wieldy than the video camera tripod from the 2001 era.

3) An Eye-Fi card for the Nikon. This will wirelessly upload pictures over any Wi-Fi I come in contact with - to Flickr.

Please take a look at the Flickr pages. I hadn't updated all the pictures from the March Irish Music Madness season, until today.

I have to get caught up because I plan to take lots of pictures on the 4th!