Tag Archives: spirituality

Yellow Roses


In the past, I’ve tried to pass along the meaning of a variety of flowers.  Some of you may be thinking, “Oh no!  He’s on THAT kick again”.  Others may appreciate the fact that if you do your homework, you … 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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“Do-Overs”


For this latest floral piece I’m borrowing a few lines from the movie , “City Slickers”: Do Over Floral Print by dbuckman “You remember when we were kids, and we were playing ball, and we hit the ball over the fence out-of-bounds, and … Continue reading

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Skip, Her Predecessors and Dogs In General


The other day  my friend/neighbors son, Christopher asked, out of the blue, but in a VERY serious tone, “What would life be like, without dogs?”  Chris is of the “question asking” age as he travels the path of life, figuring out … Continue reading

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Pretty Darn Deep For June 22nd, 2008


Wow!  I had another writing all prepared, but the announcement would be premature.  Instead, I ran across something I wrote nearly 4 years ago!   Still holds true today! Sunday, June 22, 2008 I Have Been Thinking… Throughout my own journey, … 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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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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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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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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Deep Purple The Flower NOT The Band!


Deep Purple is an English rock band formed in 1968. Along with Led Zeplin and Black Sabbath they were considered to be pioneers in modern Hark Rock. “Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Ian Paice, Steve Morse and Don Airey, Mark VIII of … Continue reading

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Back-Lit Calla Lily


Calla lilies are beautiful flowers that have been popular for centuries.  And lately I’ve been on a “Lily Mission”! Back-Lit Cally Lily Print by dbuckman With the light behind them, and slightly distorted, I wanted these flowers to seem transparent… … Continue reading

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Crane on Leather – Folklore Inspired


The following is an excerpt from the book The Birds of Heaven: Travels with Cranes by Peter Matthiessen. “The immortal cranes call, their cries sound from afar, their thoughts circle upward into distant skies. Below, on the autumn rivers, stands … Continue reading

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January 1, 2010 Boys Town/New Acquaintances


This was a “mass mail” I sent out to everyone on my e-mail list, New Years Day 2010 While I work on new art pieces and narrations, I thought I’d share some of the old… Friday, January 1, 2010 Many … Continue reading

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Blurred Hill – Edgar Allan Poe “The Raven”


Consider “Blurred Hill” my interpretation and memories of Edgar Allan Poes’ writing, “The Raven”.  Even as a young child, I loved to read.  While my friends had comic books,  I had a collection of Edgar Allan Poe writings that I absolutely loved;  … Continue reading

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