Category Archives: random thoughts

A short tour to (sort of) warmer weather

Christmas holidays rolled around and Greg (the SO) and I took a bit of a “catch up with people we haven’t seen in years–or even decades–trip”. We started in Michigan, stopped at the brother’s house in Ohio for Christmas, then … Continue reading

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Is someone trying to tell me something?

I spent two sultry sticky suffocating days at the inaugural Valparaiso Art Festival. Which would have been fine except for a couple of problematic details—but let’s do the good stuff first. The event was in a popular location, had a … Continue reading

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Portugal, condensed, sort of

Greg (aka “the SO”) and I visited Portugal for a week and a half over the Christmas/New Years holidays. I have just uploaded 75 photos for this blog and have little sense of how to keep you interested in them. … Continue reading

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It’s finished, and it’s B~I~G

Makes me just kinda wanna jump into the pond with my blue shirt and blue pants…but the more important task is to get this monster framed. I do my own framing, so I think I know where I’m going with … Continue reading

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Winter in Summer

Sometime probably around last May, after six years of lazing around, I finally addressed my personal belief that every fireplace needs some sort of painting above it (unless you put your flat screen TV there, of course). I pulled this … Continue reading

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Farewell to RT, aka Billy’s twin

We had a sad day at Willow Tree today. We knew it was coming because the signs of decline were evident, but that didn’t make it any easier. RT was a member of what I humorously dubbed the “Broken Down … Continue reading

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New Gallery Show

A painting from my archive, Echo Park XI, has been accepted into the Botanic/Organic national juried exhibition at Union Street Gallery in Chicago Heights, IL. The theme of the show is “…images inspired by or derived from natural processes, structures, … Continue reading

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