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Coffe & Art


Coffee cups are just coffee cups, or ARE they?  Recently as I am creating, the thought DOES go through my mind, “How is this going to look on a coffee cup?”  I realize THAT may be the backwards way of … 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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Overgrown Prints


Overgrown Prints/Canvas by dbuckman   THIS piece is a far cry from other things I’ve done and slipped into the “Rural” category.  In hindsight, I should have put it into “Vintage Vehicles”.  Or, perhaps it fits into BOTH… I have … Continue reading

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Stream Bridge


This is one of my older pieces, I reserved the piece AND the writing for the time I would be laid up after shoulder surgery.  The initial operation was somewhat succesful BUT “they” are discussing the possibility of another operation in the … Continue reading

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Early Trucking Memories


The man who’d brought me into trucking, turned me loose in a 1970 Cabover International, running from Omaha to Southern California once a week. I’d spent the previous 3 months proving myself to Jim and the man he was leased to, by hauling … Continue reading

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2012 Bridge Collection


My “discovery” of the Dragon Dictation Application has REALLY allowed me to begin catching up during this medical sabbatical….  Thank you, modern technology. Before my shoulder surgery I had a few things left to tweak on the bridge collection for … 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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GUILTY AND PROBATION? It Doesn’t End!


 There’s nothing like rubbing a little salt in the wound!  Skips trial has come and gone.  She has been relegated to the front yard via a 20 ft. long leash kind of thing.  AND she pouts about it when she … Continue reading

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Sharing Other Work – The Dileama


Ghost Train     I have been so occupied preparing for my shoulder surgery that I have dedicated very little time to my own art work.  I DID complete one piece that I am absolutely in love with, BUT I … 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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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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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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