Category Archives: reprints

Hallmark… Don’t I Now Wish?


I once had woman contact me, who was in a ’round about way affiliated with Hallmark.  Yes, the greeting card company. In her note she told me that she had been impressed with not only my graphics work, but also … Continue reading

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Casper… Not Wyoming, the Ghost…


I have been spending a great deal of time organizing and sorting photos as I prepare to go forward with other artwork…  But, with “All Hallows Eve” fast approaching we are of course inundated with decorations, costumes displays and Halloween … Continue reading

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Rainbows And Photographs


Rainbow by dbuckman True Gold They say that there are pots of gold at the end of each rainbow. MY treasure had always been the opportunity I was given to experience such a daily variety of scenery. The inner workings … Continue reading

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My Graphics


I have been away on another tangent of sorts…  FIRST, the disability folks have kept me inundated with paperwork and another doctor evaluation.  Not sure how THAT is all going to turn out…  Meanwhile, there has been no improvement in … Continue reading

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Disney Postage


Minnie Holding Snowflake Stamp I don’t recall the first Disney movie I ever saw.  But I do remember, “The Wonderful World of Disney” on Sunday nights.  Often, their movies were my escape from reality, even if for only an hour … 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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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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My Dads “West”…


My enthusiasm and passion for all things west of the Mississippi began at an early age.  My paternal Dad (Joseph Carl Bowman) was involved with horses well before I was born.  In a scrapbook my mother kept (which I feel … Continue reading

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Internal workings


Fact is, I analyze & dissect everything…  A friend of mine once nicknamed me “Analyze It”.  I’m the kid who took his brand new Timex watch apart, several days after Christmas, to see exactly what made it tick (Yes.  Pun … Continue reading

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Vintage Art & Other Thoughts…


When living on the “High School Side” in Boys Town, we were allotted some wall space to decorate as we saw fit (as long as the wall hangings were approved by the Cottage Counselor first!) With the help of an … Continue reading

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Just a Quick One To Share!


I often feel this way when my mind goes blank!   Everyone have a great weekend! A Rose Filled 2014 Calendar The 2nd, 2014 Calendar is now available!

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Sunrise Near Baker, California


Sunrise Near Baker by dbuckman Soda Mountains Heat. Speed. Energy. Turmoil. The past. Stillness. Backlash. The future. Results. Which direction are you going? What is it that you feel? Inspired traveling East along the Soda Mountains at sundown… Baker California … Continue reading

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From My Friend, Cowboy Bob


An acquaintance shared this tale a few weeks ago.  I know it is dated, and has been passed around for a very long time.  However every time the story surfaces, it makes me laugh.  I felt it was worth repeating … Continue reading

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