Monthly Archives: December 2011

Pink Flowers


Pink Flowers Even when I lived in apartments, I enjoyed having some sort of “flower garden”.  Just had to remember to keep ’em watered!  And yes, I even had a few planters on the rtiny little deck for my favorite veggies.  But, because … Continue reading

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“How I Spent My Christmas Vacation…”


I figure my shoulder injury has been a blessing AND a curse.  Of course, financially it has been a nightmare, adjusting my budget from a full-fledged working-mans income to the pittance the workman’s comp people have allowed.  But I HAVE … Continue reading

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The Morning Ride


“Morning Stretch” I have been VERY fortunate in my life, to have had the ability and opportunity to pursue the things that really called out to me.  You may call them “hobbies”.  I call them “obsessions”.    Stock Car racing, flying … Continue reading

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Good Neighbors


I know it is winter. I know another set of holidays is fast approaching.  I know the stores couldn’t stash away the Halloween and Thanksgiving decorations in the storeroom fast enough in order to get the Christmas goodies up for sale.  Heck some stores had ALL THREE … Continue reading

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Discarded Things


Discarded Print THIS is sort of how I felt as I worked on this piece.  I start things, become disgruntled, “wad” them up, play basketball with my trash can, and start over again…  It’s not my best.  It’s not my worst.  BUT, … Continue reading

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Brown Eyed Girl Interpretations And Nostalgic Memories


I’ve held this piece back, for a long long time, struggling to find the words to describe it.  The other day, I was telling someone my philosophy of, “Honesty is the best way…” (regarding a business transaction) and a light bulb … Continue reading

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Qualities of The Wolf and I


“The West is where I belong, the Wolves and I.  And my old friends now dead. May we meet again on the other side…” Blue Horse A Lakota warrior. Qualities of the Wolf During my youth in Louisville, I did … Continue reading

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It’s Snowing On My Blog, AND When Is The Appropriate Time?


  A fellow blogger/author/artist who I subscribe to, recently posed the question, “When is a good time to send Christmas cards?”  Which resulted in a simple response from me:  “I wondered the same thing for many years!”  There are several dilemmas that are … Continue reading

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Happy “Week After” Thanksgiving


Good Morning and Happy After Thanksgiving to the world!  I will be the first to admit, I have been in a foul mood (no turkey pun intended) lately.  Those who have been around me have freely  pointed out and will agree, … Continue reading

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