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Nostalgia in Independence, Oregon


When I was young, 8-10, I would spend a week every summer with my grandparents in Independence, Oregon. My grandpa drove a Union 76 oil delivery truck. On the day he delivered to the farms I got to ride along. … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice


Tomorrow marks the middle of winter, or so it has been seen for most of history. The sun is at its lowest point and begins its climb back up into the sky. The days begin to lengthen with spring beginning … Continue reading

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Christmas in Mukilteo


The city Christmas tree sits on the hill overlooking Lighthouse Park, a beautiful site for this time of year.

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Sun on the Cascades


I have bee painting the mountains that I have hiked and enjoyed in my life, here are a few. Can you identify them?

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Winter sunrise and Mt Hood


The first half of my life I lived in Oregon. Mt Hood and it’s trails were home and even today are frequently in my thoughts. Sitting tonight in front of the fire I did a painting, winter colors are amazing.

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A painting of hope


There are dark skies these days, it is in times like these that the light is brighter and the flowers most appreciated, I cling to that. This is an acrylic on a 9×12 canvas, prints available.

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Travel sketches vs urban sketches, and what about plein air?


The teapot in Bath, and a street in Kyoto are both travel sketches yet they do not qualify as urban sketches. The teapot was done on location yet it does not qualify for an urban sketch due to the content. … Continue reading

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