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Latest Work

Monday, January 9th, 2017

For the last few weeks I have been working on a painting using a new type of canvas (to me) made of Belgian linen. It is incredibly smooth, and the paint glides on and blends beautifully. So I chose a palette and began to see what emerged. Two nights ago, I dreamt that I was […]

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The Kind of Mystery

Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

“This old Chippewa I know – he’s about seventy-five years old – said to me, “Did you know that there are people who don’t know that every tree is different from every other tree?” This amazed him. Or don’t know that a nation has a soul as well as a history, or that the ground […]

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Santa Revelations

Saturday, December 24th, 2016

We knew this day would come. We didn’t think it would be Christmas Eve. Claire began articulating suspicions a year ago. This year her friend in class has been arguing for weeks that Santa isn’t real. So, she began asking pointed questions. But she would ask the question and immediately follow with a rationale for […]

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The Feel of the World

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

“Sensations, from the beginning, involve a sort of doing. This means that, in an important sense, it is your doing self that brings your core self into being. You are responsible at the very deepest level for what it feels like to be you. But then, for your next trick, well, how about spreading some […]

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Meet Skittles

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

Skittles the Christmas Spider And now, the Legend of the Christmas Spider On Christmas eve, a long time ago, a gentle mother was busily cleaning the house for the most wonderful day of the year… Christmas day, the day on which the little Christ child came to bless the house. Not a speck of dust […]

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From My Backyard

Friday, December 16th, 2016

Tis the season… “Once you taste the living truth, you are never again fooled by the imitation drink in the carton.” –Karen Maezen Miller

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Water Form

Thursday, December 8th, 2016

The latest. Plankton / 16″ x 20″ canvas with acrylic Bruised Ocean / 11″ x 14″ canvas with acrylic

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New Work

Thursday, December 1st, 2016

The last painting had a water theme. This one ended up feeling like what an experience in a desert would be if one were on very hallucinatory drugs. Psychedelic Desert / 18″ x 24″ canvas with acrylic

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Born of Water

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

If you see only a square, click the image to see the entire painting. Aphrodite’s Birthplace / 12″ x 36″ canvas with acrylic There are two Aphrodites. In one version, she is born of Zeus and Dione, and is known as Aphrodite Urania. This goddess was considered more spiritual, more celestial or heavenly, or pure. […]

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Dot to Dot

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

Playing with dot painting lately. 6″ x 6″ wood panel with acrylic Camouflage Fish / 6″ x 6″ wood panel with acrylic

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