American Spirit

This painting was inspired from the many stories of Valley Forge and  the suffering and endurance of our Continental Soldiers during the winter of 1777 & 1778.  Our young country was an eyelash away from collapse and our soldiers were dying in vast quantities.  At Valley Forge it was said you...

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Super Bowl Weeknd- When Fear Meets Opportunity

In the essence of Super Bowl weekend  "Send in the Freshman".  When fear meets opportunity anything can happen!  So here's to the young quarterback going up against the old veteran.  Go Rams!!!

 

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A Doggone Mess

Wet cement... Can you remember a time when perhaps you may have gotten in a bit of trouble by sneaking a handprint or two in fresh cement? For me, I was out minding my own business and came upon a fresh poured sidewalk. Of course, I could not resist writing my initials; needless to say; it did no...

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Moonlit St Nick

I have many fond memories of Christmas as a child.  My mom  would paint Rudolph and  Santa on our windows  (she was far more talented of an artist then she would admit); my Dad's dress socks that had holes in them stuffed to the brim Christmas morning with fruit, nuts and candy.  We may not have...

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Why a blog?

 Paintings tell a story and  and I thought it might be fun to share why I paint what I do.  "Sunflower Valley Blues".  My wife and I like to walk.  In particular we like to walk a country road not far from our house with some beautiful farm land that has a perfect spot to build a home.  My wife g...

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