Category Archives: Blank Greeting Cards

Warning: Lengthy & Wandering


Wednesday, July 24, 2019. 3:00 A.M. July 15 1813 In a Letter From John Adams to Thomas Jefferson “You and I ought not to die before we have explained ourselves to each other…”   Perhaps THAT’S what this is all … Continue reading

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Saturday, July 6 2019


Wednesday July 3, 2019 Began the day meeting up with the foreman of a crew I often use for my construction work to finish up a job while the customer is out of town.  I called another friend also involved … Continue reading

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Thoughts on July 2nd


July 2, 2019 “Inoperable Adenocarcinoma.”  The most common type of cancer.  “Advanced” is what doctor Hopkins said this afternoon.  We heard NOTHING all day Monday.  The day was a nightmare.  I was furious.  By the time I was angry enough … Continue reading

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An Update An Explanation An Airing of the Soul


June 30, 2019 It’s 4:00 a.m. Sunday morning.  For the last week it has been on my mind that I should “get this done”.  Author Thomas Cirignano, in “The Constant Outsider”, wrote “Each of us is a book waiting to … Continue reading

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Thank You All


I am writing this in the silence and solitude of the Badlands in South Dakota… I needed it. As she had done every day of her life, Skip left me with another gift as she took her last breath in … Continue reading

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Violet Show 2017


This year, the Omaha African Violet and Gesneriad Society Show and Sale was held at Mulhall’s greenhouse March 11th.  At this event, society members presented their finest floral specimens. A panel of judges awarded ribbons in a number of categories, … Continue reading

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White Orchids


PPPFFFTTT!   They say growing  orchids is quite easy for home gardeners. AND I read white orchids are one of the types which can be grown if proper care is taken. If they are grown properly, they will play an … Continue reading

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BLEEDING HEART FLOWER


Not ALL of my inspiration comes from formal gardens. A while ago, a construction customer of mine compiled a list of improvements she wanted completed on her home. Refinish the interior stairs. Paint the entire exterior of the home.  A … Continue reading

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Another Project


“Eagle Scout” is the highest rank in Scouting.  To earn this designation, a Boy Scout must demonstrate excellence in leadership, service and outdoor skills and must have earned a minimum of 21 merit badges.  In addition, candidates for Eagle Scout … Continue reading

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Gregs Bridge


Much has transpired since my last entry.  I DO intend to catch up… My followers and friends know the metaphors I use between my bridge-art and life… Perhaps not “outstanding” to many of you, this recent piece is one of … Continue reading

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Trying to Catch Up


Hello again! I realize it’s been a very long time since I’ve done anything here. It would take pages upon pages to bring everyone up-to-date on my activity. Let me just say that between the spine and shoulder issues and … Continue reading

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Always Faithful


As always, in my brain, “One thing leads to another…”  What I mean to say is someone I know has someone THEY know, completing Marine Corp bootcamp this week.  My thoughts started out at Paris Island South Carolina, then wandered … Continue reading

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“Somebody Back East Is Sayin’ “Why don’t he write?”


The title of this post is taken from my favorite line in the movie, “Dances With Wolves”.  Kevin Kostner (playing Lieutenant Dunbar) and Robert Pastorelli (who played Timmons, the mule skinner), come across skeleton during their journey to Fort Sedgwick.  The Skinner says … Continue reading

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Why I Ask You To “Like & Share”


I was feeling nostalgic (as I often do!) this morning, and have been looking back at this adventure…  This “road” I’ve been traveling in the world of art.  My first “official” sale…  When I became serious about things and accepted … Continue reading

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My Art And Why Print On Demand


The internet is filled with hundreds of companies that offer to help artists sell prints of their work.  I have chosen two.  Fine Art America and Zazzle. I’ve learned that POD companies have a very strange attitude when it comes … Continue reading

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