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A love of birds: Joy for an artist, writer, photographer.

I’ve loved birds for as long as I can remember, my neighbor had a garden where many different species of birds passed through but the most dramatic was the flaming orange orioles that nested in the four large willows that lined both yards. I also remember the great egret that was on the garden state […] More

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Hints of Spring: Glimmers of Hope

Winter is the season of introspection. When light is rare we tend to seek its’ brilliance. Nature is always the teacher to the often distant and distracted student. I have a winter jasmine bush in my front yard and this is the season it shares a glimpse of spring. It’s a sweet, lemony smell that […] More

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The Garden and the Gardener

When you’re young, you have thoughts, ideas, dreams and your excitement is contagious. You start a garden, you prepare your path and collect the seeds that will become a future. The future is not clear to you but you’re young and it doesn’t matter. The black soil will give in to weeds, distractions from your […] More

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An Absence: A Status Report

I’ve been away for a while, still writing and photographing but on a creative hold. I have more photos than words lately as I see more aspects of light with nothing new or dramatic to mention. One amazing thing did happen to me recently, I almost broke my shoulder chasing after my son’s dog. My […] More

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Swallows Series: The Celebration Finished 2018

The first painting is calle the painbirds. I got the idea from Sparklehorse-Good Morning Spider and added the passionvine because they are symbolic in much of my writing, I also collect them. The lake is a simplified Lake Ray Hubbard and most of the focus was on the bridge and the storm in the distance. […] More

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I Offer a Small Glimmer of Light in Darkness

What do you do when a society that talks about kindness and being inclusive is getting darker and more unkind? How does one deal with the bias and politics that continue to divide people and destroy friendships? I’ve heard if you are not part of the solution, you are part of the problem but there […] More

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Chrysalis

Two caterpillars accidentally became part of a plant I saved from a lawn being mowed. Passionvine tends to find its’ way where ever it wants to grow and so did the Fritillary Caterpillars. I left them to feed on the sprigs of plants that slowly died in a pitcher I put them in but in […] More

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The Swells: A Pastel from Kayaking in Florida

UP, High and rising over the next Silky emerald swell And down in the valley Watching Fins beneath, Fish all around Rising up High and rolling, over Soft, transparent walls Danger is just a thin plastic Kayak A minimal separation The pier Patrons safe on wood pilings Watching from a far DOWN Into the valleys […] More

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A Love of Dragonflies

Intricate jewels fly like highly skilled jet fighters dashing back and forth in the warmth of humid green air testing each collumn of stagnant mist, rising from summer ponds I study them as they, study me each seeking some understanding of this strange and intricate design I went with Ranger, the dog, to the pond […] More

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Light Touched Everything: A Garden Grows

Light is everywhere, a great divine spark keeps bees buzzing, and butterflies with great colorful wings in constant motion; when you take the time to notice, it makes everything beautiful. They call it the electric hour and it’s a magical moment where an intangible warmth touches everything. Out of the darkness and negativity of a […] More

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