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I Lived To See Another Day!


Well, it’s true! I had my 4th surgery in a two-year span, on February 14th. Medical mumbo-jumbo aside, I had another plate and screws put alongside my spinal column and am now in the process of recovering.  I had VERY … Continue reading

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Products & Production


This was written prior to my spinal operation that took place February 14th of this year (2013).  Knowing I would be “laid up” for awhile, I attempted to prepare a few entries that weren’t necessarily “date” sensitive… Pastel Roses & … Continue reading

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Attending the 28th Annual Cathedral Flower Festival


With Summer, even Spring feeling a million miles away, it was real pleasure to partake in the annual Cathedral Flower Festival. And an even greater joy to derive such positive stimulus just a few days after receiving not so good … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas…


Christmas Tree Stretched Canvas Print by dbuckman This tree has special meaning to me.  I  planted it  in the back yard,  the year my daughter was born.  I was fortunate to watch BOTH of them grow and mature, until a … Continue reading

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Mortality And German Shepherd Dogs


I haven’t written lately.  Between my shoulder situation and my spinal operation, I’ve had my hands full.  Yet, these recent events have caused me to reminisce again… Jim Croce did a song, which I realize was intended as a romantic ballad.  But, … Continue reading

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Double Vision


I have no idea how our brains make sense of sight.  Obviously, most of us don’t expect to see double images. But in truth, the ability to see a single image with two eyes involves a complex system of muscles, … Continue reading

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A Somewhat Lengthy Health Update With a Little Art Mixed In


No matter how the medical profession tries, and no matter how well intended your friends or neighbors,  preparing for ANY major surgery can be terrifying.  Regardless of how “routine” the procedure may be made to sound.  Hearing from the doctors, “We … Continue reading

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Where Earth Meets Sky


For the past 6 weeks or so, I’ve been involved in battles on several fronts.   As you all may know, the computer went up in smoke again and had to go to the Geek Squad.  They, in turn called to say it … Continue reading

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June 19th, 2008


THIS letter is a another from the archives.  The computer is crashed and I’m conducting business from the iphone & library…  The letter followed my experience and home time after my burst intestine… I am STILL at a disability with no computer AND some other depressing … Continue reading

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Am I The Bridge?


Am I The Bridge? by dbuckman Transition “Bridge: A passage between two other passages, in which the destination is of greater importance.” As I review my life I wonder, have I simply served, as “The Bridge”? “Am I The Bridge” … Continue reading

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Granada Tea Rose


I know I’ve been away awhile…  Between MORE computer problems I can ill afford to repair, AND several projects in the garage, I haven’t been here a lot and I apologize.  Word from the doctors was not good.  They do not … Continue reading

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White Calla Lily Painting


Whenever I begin painting flowers, I always consider their meaning and try to research the same.  In my attempt to incorporate light, texture and my desire for the viewer to experience the fragrance, my goal is to be accurate, yet … Continue reading

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Lydia Roses


I’ve never given any thought to the “height” of a flower being considered when designing a center piece or wedding bouquet. Or even planting flowers around the yard. Those around the neighborhood who know me, know that when I plant … Continue reading

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On The Post


I had fun a year ago, sharing a “post” a day on Facebook. In my travels through town, I saw different styles, designs and even a variety of decorations adorning the light posts.  I shared these sites via my cell phone.    … Continue reading

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Boys Town/Homesickness/The Cure/ Wisky Mac Roses


I don’t remember the exact quote from the commercial, something to the effect of “Just as good as being there…” Probably from an advertisement for a camera, film, or telephone service. In any case, one of the efforts I have made with … Continue reading

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