Monthly Archives: July 2013

It Was A Good Weekend


This writing first came about to promote my artwork.  It’s evolved into something more personal and I know, the two are intertwined.  This is because the art is a culmination of the places I’ve been… the people I’ve been affiliated … Continue reading

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Working On Sunday


It is going to be a beautiful July day.  A perfect day for attending  activities out at the Boys Town Campus.   BUT also needed to pay attention to some things here at home.  FineArtAmerica invited me to sponsor a … Continue reading

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Boys Town Homecoming Part 1


I realize that at some point or another, life has thrown stuff at ALL of us. In fact we wouldn’t be reuniting, if something hadn’t been thrown at us early in our lives. Yet for three days, in a suburb … Continue reading

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Memories From Along The Tracks


I’ve written before, the influence that both of my Dads had on my life.  My real father, the emotional, nostalgic, horseman and trucker. My step Dad, the somewhat gruff, patriotic, no-nonsense kind of guy.  They were both good men and … Continue reading

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Desert Moon & More


Driving cross-country as I did for so many years has left me with unforgettable memories.  Many of which I enjoy sharing here. I often crossed along the northern border of the Mojave National Preserve on I-15 on a weekly basis. … Continue reading

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Popcorn…?


Oh how I stray!  I started this writing with the intent of discussing the early days of trucking.  Conducting “research”  one thing led to another.  Originally, I was getting some info on Blevins Popcorn (Jolly Time) where I began hauling … Continue reading

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Grumpy Cat – I’m A Fan!


The Worlds Most Popular Cat If you’re on the Internet, you HAVE to know by now, the face of “Grumpy Cat”!  She’s been on “The Today” show, “Good Morning America“, the “CBS Evening News“, “The Soup” and even VH1’s “Big … Continue reading

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Passing It Along….


While I am toiling with the direction this blog site is headed towards, I wanted to share with all of my brothers and sisters that follow this blog, a recent letter from John Mollison..  If you aren’t on his mailing … Continue reading

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