Tag Archives: Greek Mythology

“A Floral Fantasy, Part II”


I had spinal surgery Thursday, the 14th, which put me even further behind here…  I spent a week or so before the operation, cooking and freezing meals, stocking up on stuff around here.  Nearly one full day was spent satisfying … 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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Salt Lake, Utah – Myths To Adhere To


During one of my High School English classes, we studied “The Iliad” attributed to Homer. (I STILL have my original copy in one of the footlockers!).  I found the book intriguing, and wish today I’d pursued a more traditional, formal educational path.  I enjoyed the … Continue reading

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Natural Bridges


With the computer in the shop, I am trying to manage things fr0m the iphone… Bear with me! Crossings I’ve learned that changes in our lives often require a “bridge” to guide us from where we are, to where we … Continue reading

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Chicago Bridge


Chicago Bridge by dbuckman Regardless of where I’ve been, a Spring rain seems to cleanse everything.  The streets, the sidewalks AND the spirit.  The piece could have been inspired by any spring rain, in any city in the world.  However, … 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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Imperial Purple Orchid


I’ve written time and again, the notion that through flower symbolism we can express what we want to say.  AND, I’ve always been the kind of person who sends hand-written notes, just to say hello!  From a flower’s name to its … 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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Mirrored Iris Flower & Feathers Painting & A Bit Of History


My neighbor Tom has had these flowers in his front yard for several seasons.  With my shoulder still out of commission, I had the time a few weeks ago to get a few photos for inspiration in my art work, while the flowers … Continue reading

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Columbine & Flower Meanings


Flowers have the ability to communicate without our help.  Yet through the centuries, mankind has attached significant meanings to flowers.  Actually we have gone as far as to formulate a “special” language called “floriography.” While reading up on the  modern meaning of various … Continue reading

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