Monthly Archives: May 2011

Plumeria


When I want to work on something different, or recreate a flower not grown in my part of the world, I have to make a trip or two to the local florist and greenhouse.  This trip I did not come home empty-handed! … Continue reading

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Dissection Of Toms Iris


Toms Irises Print by dbuckman I was the kid who took his sisters dolls apart to see what made them cry (not my sisters, the dolls!).  I was the boy, who a month after receiving a watch for Christmas, disassembled … Continue reading

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Back-Lit Calla Lily


Calla lilies are beautiful flowers that have been popular for centuries.  And lately I’ve been on a “Lily Mission”! Back-Lit Cally Lily Print by dbuckman With the light behind them, and slightly distorted, I wanted these flowers to seem transparent… … Continue reading

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Crane on Leather – Folklore Inspired


The following is an excerpt from the book The Birds of Heaven: Travels with Cranes by Peter Matthiessen. “The immortal cranes call, their cries sound from afar, their thoughts circle upward into distant skies. Below, on the autumn rivers, stands … Continue reading

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January 1, 2010 Boys Town/New Acquaintances


This was a “mass mail” I sent out to everyone on my e-mail list, New Years Day 2010 While I work on new art pieces and narrations, I thought I’d share some of the old… Friday, January 1, 2010 Many … Continue reading

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Blurred Hill – Edgar Allan Poe “The Raven”


Consider “Blurred Hill” my interpretation and memories of Edgar Allan Poes’ writing, “The Raven”.  Even as a young child, I loved to read.  While my friends had comic books,  I had a collection of Edgar Allan Poe writings that I absolutely loved;  … Continue reading

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Abounding Hope/Boys Town Fellowship/Determined Women


My apology in advance, for the length of this entry.  However, it is worth the read.  I wanted to utilize this space to express my gratitude and pride in what I feel has been a “mutual accomplishment”.  Thanks to todays … Continue reading

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One Mans Weed Is Another Mans Flower


The calla lilies are a beautiful genus of flowers that have been enjoyed by humans for centuries.   It is a truly unique flower.   In addition as a favorite for gardeners, calla lilies have become extremely popular as cut flowers for any vase. … Continue reading

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Lillies As A Kid


Lilly Prints by dbuckman Summer doesn’t arrive in my world until the proliferation of day lilies says so. When I was a kid, the old-fashioned  ditch lily was one of the first to appear in the spring and summer months. Even in those days, I looked forward to the time … Continue reading

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Walmart


I HAD to come back and edit this!  The writing below makes it sound as if I shop lifted some flowers from Wal-Mart!!!  THAT is not the case!!!  I only clipped a few of the buds and petals from the … Continue reading

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