Tag Archives: Rural

House Calls


Following my most recent surgery, what the bills refer to as: “Allografts, morselized and placement of osteopromotive material and accompanying spinal arthrodesis.  Anterior interbody, including disc space seperation, disectomy,  Anterior instrumentation 2 to 3 vertebral segments.  Autograft including harvesting of the graft and bone marrow … Continue reading

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Sandhill Cranes


Sandhill Sundown Posters And Prints If you’re looking for something new to do, visit Nebraska through mid-April and you’ll be in the only place in the world where you can see an annual migration of such cranes in one place. … 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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Genesis – I Didn’t See It


Before I loose anyone because THIS post deals a bit in religion, I only ask, give it a chance.  Towards the end, I included some biblical verses which may very well “offend”.  I’ll begin by saying, I have been fortunate throughout my … Continue reading

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The Happy Hunting Grounds


The Happy Hunting Grounds “I will follow the white man’s trail. I will make him my friend, but I will not bend my back to his burdens. I will be cunning as a coyote. I will ask him to help … 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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“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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Pararchutes & Hopes Of A Better Tomorrow


“Parachutes” have an obvious link to survival.  I did some homework.  History of the parachute can be traced back to Leonardo Da Vinci and his 15th Century sketch of a pyramid-shaped device attached to a man. The concept of a contraption to escape … Continue reading

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Miles From The Mountains


I realize that lately, I’ve been in one of those “serious” modes.  I’m not psychic.  I don’t see the future.  But, I have these “feelings” sometimes, when “things” are about to change.    When I know, you’ll know, but 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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Discarded Things


Discarded Print THIS is sort of how I felt as I worked on this piece.  I start things, become disgruntled, “wad” them up, play basketball with my trash can, and start over again…  It’s not my best.  It’s not my worst.  BUT, … Continue reading

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Equestrian Paintings


My physical therapy began last week.   I DID promise to browse around during my down-time, on the Bridgeman Art Library site.  Here are a few pieces I thought others may enjoy.  Some folks may be bored with the accompanying information on each of … Continue reading

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Mountain Clouds


Although I HAVE been creating a few new pieces, I am also digging through the archives of previous artwork and writing.  I am saving a lot of the NEW material for after my surgery, now scheduled for October 28th…  Meanwhile, enjoy.   … 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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