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My AFTER Christmas Timing Isn’t The Best


Christmas trees can have a second chance after the holidays. They actually supply a source of  aditional life as more people recycle their Christmas trees each year. Holiday Postage by dbuckman I did something a little different in 1993, opting … 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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Pillows & Charity


I have been extremely fortunate to have some VERY good friends in my life. In 18 months, I have endured a shattered shoulder, a heart attack AND spinal surgery!  Though the saga continues, I would like to think I’m finally … Continue reading

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Property Rights


I have spent more time WRITING about this piece, than I have creating the piece itself.  I first saw the photograph posted by a friend of mine on her social web page and knew right away, I had to do something with … Continue reading

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“My “Gibs” Dad!”


There are a number of subjects I wanted to pull together with this new art piece AND this entry.  You guys KNOW I can’t just write about ONE thing! “My Gibs Dad…” Prints The “statue” is actually located in Omaha.  I painted it … Continue reading

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Outside Philadelphia


So far, the schedule is as follows;  Heart doctor appointment October 18th.  If HE says things are good, then I see family doctor guy,  for an exam on the 21st.  HE is supposed to do a bunch of lab tests etc. … Continue reading

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Over And Under Bridge


Over & Under Bridge by dbuckman Life’s Journey With traffic in front, and traffic behind, it is not often that we are able to slowly and methodically move slowly across a bridge. This is one of the most unusual experiences … Continue reading

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California Sunrise


California Bridge Sunrise by dbuckman Dedicated to a chapter of life incomplete… The bridges in life are designed to take us across hurdles and obstacles. To help our lives run more smoothly. Often, we cannot see the end or know … Continue reading

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Sunlit Bridge


Sunlit Bridge by dbuckman   I wanted to thank EVERYONE for the birthday greetings.  It had been overwhelming, the number of well wishes I’ve received via the blog, Facebook and e-mail! Court and trial for Skip is tomorrow.  Will keep … Continue reading

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Bridges Of Reflection


Today is what I call a “B.A.D.” A bad arm day.  Yesterday was, too.  As a result, I dug through the archives of blogs I’ve done ahead of time for such occasions….  Thank you everyone, for stopping by! Bridges Of … 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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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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Railroad Bridge


Railroad Bridge by dbuckman Missouri River Railroad Bridge In The Fall The Union Pacific Missouri River Bridge is a rail truss bridge across the Missouri River connecting Council Bluffs, Iowa with Omaha, Nebraska. When the Union Pacific began heading west … 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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