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RECENT REVISIONS:8/2016 page counter, 4/2011 Moved Website to Godaddy & bought pdruby.com, 6/2009 Updated Scooters page, 4/2009 added contra dancing,8/2008 update rodeo photos,5/2008 Scooter poem update,4/2008 Scooter and Ferrari additions,1/2008 Mercedes addition,7/2007 general updates, 1/2007 Added Hear Paul Talk/Photos, ,3/7/07 Added Louise and JR, 1/14/07 Updated Allison's, Timber Frame, Ferrari sections, 1/7/2007 Multiple Updates, 1/2007 Added Hear Paul Talk/Photos, 11/2006 New Scooter Section,9/05 ansa, 3/03 burnt man, 1/03 Hanna Williams 12/02 Guenevere,9/02 Allison's page,new contact info 3/2002, Moved to Adelphia Web Location, 5/2001 4 New Poems by Gabe Welsch, 11/00 Added Demon poem, 8/00 New Ferrari stuff, 8/7/00 fixed Ramey's link, 9/99 Multi,9/6/99 add Gabes poem, 9/99 added M.Black link,7/99,5/99 Bel lefonte Wok & photo adds,
WEBSITE ORIGINATED January 21, 1998

Paul, "Hi. I'm glad you visited"

Allison, "Hey, whatever."



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This goes to Scooters & Motorcycles Section This goes to the Pittsburgh Pirates Poem. Mid America Poetry Review 2004
This goes to "Scooter for Sale" Poem. Bonus: Allen Ginsburg with Monkey Photo
This goes to the Contra Dancing Section. 4/2009 This goes to the Rodeo Photographs Section
This goes to the Ferrari section. This goes to the Photography section.
This goes to the Animals & Pets Page. Hear Paul talk about his photographs (Click images to start sound track) Design: Hannah Williams
What I've Learned From Paul About God. Poem by Gabriel Welsch The Study of Medicine. Poem by Gabriel Welsch
This goes to Allison's section. Paul Talks About Automobiles. Poem by Gabriel Welsch
Paul Corraling Light. Poem by Gabriel Welsch Paul on a Sunday Morning. Poem by Gabriel Welsch
This goes to the Timber frame barn section. This goes to the Mercedes section.
This goes to the Friends and Family of Paul Ruby. This goes to the Race Track Story.
This goes to The Miracle and the Mercedes. About this web site. (Cartoon by Booth)
This goes to Paul Ruby's Family. Paul on Magazine.Photo by Michael Black.

Graphics Credits: Thanks to Car Craft and Revin for burnt man graphic! Thanks to Allison for most other graphics.

More background info: 8/98,Fine Art B&W Large Format Photography, Ferrari and Mercedes restoration, Timber Frame Garage Construction, Influences,Emmit Gowin,Paul Caponigro,Alfred Stieglitz, Paul Strand, Minor White, ANSEL ADAMS,GEORGE TICE,ROBERT FRANK,
JOEL MEYEROWITZ,SALLY MANN,ANDRE SERRANO,JEFF WALL,MOMA,FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY,POETIC PHOTOGRAPHY,
MINOR WHITE,JERRY UELSMAN,NICHOLAS NIXON AND WILLIAM CLIFT. I WOULD ENJOY DISCUSSING WITH ANYONE SUCH TOPICS AS IN THE PARAGRAPH BELOW. PLEASE EXCUSE MY POOR ENGLISH AS I RUSHED THROUGH THIS IN AN EFFORT OT POST IT QUICKER.
I WOULD ENJOY DISCUSSING THE WORK OF THESE INDIVIDUALS WITH ANYONE.
IN ADDITION I ENJOY AND AM FAMILIAR WITH THE WORK OF SUCH PAINTERS AS JOHN MARIN,ARTHUR DOVE,ABRAHAM WALKOWITZ,GEORGIA O'KEEFE AND FRIDA KAHLO. I OFTEN PREVISUALIZE MY WORK AND I USE A DEARDORFF 8X10 VIEW CAMERA.
ALSO I HAVE INTEREST AND OWN SUCH EQUIPMENT AS SCHNEIDER LENS, WOODEN FIELD CAMERAS,WOODEN CAMERAS AND OTHER CAMERAS LIKE THE LEICA,LEICA IIIF,ROLLIEFLEX,NIKON,NIKON FE, AND NIKKOR LENS. I AM ALWAYS TRADING AND LOOKING TO PURCHASE THIS OF EQUIPMENT.
ALSO I USE AND HAVE OWNED FUJITSU LENS,FUJITSU,ZEISS,ZEISS LENS,LEICA M SERIES,LEICA M4P,LEICA M, AND WOODEN TRIPODS. I WOULD LIKE TO PURCHASE A REIS TRIPON NEXT.
I HAVE USED SUCH LENS AS KODAK EKTAR,KODAK RED DOT,10 INCH EKTAR,NIKKOR 35MM F1:1.4. I CURRENTLY US THE ZONE SYSTEM,SILVER PRINT AND ARCHIVAL PRINTING METHODS.
I ENJOY THE WORK OF BRETT WESTON AND LARRY CLARK. I DO ARCHIVAL WASHING AND USE DEKTOL,SELECTOL SOFT,KODAK,TRI-X,T-MAX AND T-MAX 400 PRODUCTS.
I HAVE OWNED AND COLLECTED CAMERAS SUCH AS THE LEITZ,LEITZ LENS,LEITZ II,LEITZ IIIC,LEITZ IIC,CARL ZEISS,CARL ZEISS LENS AND I HAVE USED BELLOWS EXTENSION.
I THINK IT A BIT MUCH TO USE THE WORDS AVANTE GARDE,JUNXTAPOSE,CONTRAST,VALUES,TONAL VALUES,B&W PRINTING,FINE B&W PRINTING TO MUCH IN THE DISCUSSION OF ART WORK.
I USE TECHNIQUES SUCH AS DODGING,BURNING,DARKROOM,DARKROOMS,PRINTING,ART PHOTOGRAPHY,PHOTOGRAPHY TO IMPROVE MY PRINTS.
I ENJOY AND LOOK AT MASTER PHOTOGRAPHERS,MASTER PHOTOGRAPHY,AMERICAN PHOTOGRAPHY,CAMERA,8X10 CAMERAS,4X5 CAMERAS,8X10 CAMERA TYPE OF WORK AND EQUIPMENT.
I OWN OR HAVE OWNED 4X5 CAMERAS,LARGE FORMAT PHOTOGRAPHY,COLLECTING PHOTOGRAPHY,COLLECTING FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY FOR MANY YEARS.
I ENJOY ART PHOTOGRAPHY BOOKS SUCH AS THE BOOK THE AMERICANS,THE DECISIVE MOMENT, CARTIER BRESSON,FINE ART,ZONE SYSTEM,VISUALIZATION ETC.
I USE TECHNIQUES AND EQUIPMENTS SUCH AS PREVISUALIZATION,LARGE FORMAT PHOTOGRAPHY,FILM HOLDERS,8X10 CAMERA,DEARDORFF AND DEARDORFF CAMERAS.
I ENJOY RESTORING AND COLLECTING SUCH CARS AND TOPICS SUCH AS FERRARI,FERRARI RACING,FERRARI RESTORATION,FERRARI COLLECTING,BERTONE,CORSA ROSSO,FORZA,FORZA FERRARI ETC. BR> I HAVE EXPERIENCE WITH SUCH EQUIPMENT AS MID ENGINE V8,CHROMODORA,CHROMADORA,BORRANI,CAMPAGNOLO,PINIFARINA,SCUDERIA FERRARI,TIPOSI,MONZA,SAN MARINO AND I WATCH THE ITALIAN GP EVERY YEAR.
I HAVE EXPERIENCE WORKING WITH WEBER,WEBER CARBURATORS,ALLOY BLOCK,ALUMINUM HEADS,FERRARI RACING,WATKINS GLEN,MOMO AND I HAVE PURCHASED AND USED PIRELLI TIRES.
I HAVE EXPERIENCE WITH PIRELLI TIRES,SPORTS CARS,SPORTS CAR CLUBS,SCCA,FERRARI CLUBS,FCA AND THE FERRARI CLUB OF AMERICA.
I WOULD LIKE TO DISCUSS WITH ANYONE SUCH TOPICS AS ITALIAN SPORTS CARS,WIRE WHEELS,BORRANI,BORRANI WIRE WHEELS,KNOCK OF SPINNERS AND KNOCK OFFS.
I HAVE DRIVEN OR KNOW ABOUT SUCH CARS AS THE TESTAROSSA,F40,348GTS,308GTS,308GTB,FERRARI CALIFORNIA,DAYTONA,FERRARI DAYTONA,365GTB4,365GTC4 FERRARIS.
I LOVE SUCH CARS AS THE FERRARI LUSSO,FERRARI LUSSO,250,250GTE,355,FERRARI 355,355GTB,355GTS,FERRARI GTO,GTO,330 GTO AND PARTICULARLY THE FERRARI 250 GTO.
I HAVE EXPERIENCE AND AM BUILDING A TIMBER FRAME, TIMBER FRAME CONSTRUCTION, BEAMS,OAK BEAMS, BOARD AND BATTEN, PINE BOARDS AND HAVE INSTALLED BIRCH FLOORING.
I HAVE EXPERIENCE WITH AND WOULD ENJOY TALKING TO YOU ABOUT GARAGE,GARAGES,GARAGE CONSTRUCTION, SMALL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION,METAL ROOF, METAL ROOFING AND BEAMED CEILINGS.
I WOULD LIKE TO DISCUSS WITH YOU SUCH TOPICS AS MORTISE AND TENON, HISTORICAL CONSTRUCTION, HISTORICAL CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES,WOODEN PEGS AND WOOD PEGS.
I HAVE USED AND CAN TALK ABOUT OAK PEGS,PEGS,CONCRETE PLACING, CONCRETE POURING,REBAR,REINFORCING RODS,STEEL MESH,ROOFING AND ROOFING METHODS.
I HAVE EXPERIENCE WITH AND WOULD LIKE TO TALK TO YOU ABOUT BARN,BARN CONSTRUCTION,POST AND BEAM, POST AND BEAM CONSTRUCTION, CONCRETE BLOCKS AND LAYING BLOCK.
I ENJOY LAYING CONCRETE BLOCKS,LAYING CONCRETE BLOCK,JOISTS,FLOOR JOISTS,OAK FLOOR JOISTS,BIRCH AND INSTALLING BIRCH WOOD.
I USE OAK,OAK WOOD,SMALL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION,CONCRETE SLAB AND CONCRETE SLAB CONSTRUCTION."