Tag Archives: Spring

Mountain Sunrise


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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“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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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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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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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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2013 Calendars


It’s difficult to accept, 2012 is nearly gone. Eleven months of the year turned to memories.  Other than one short burst of frigid temperatures, we haven’t been close to winter weather. However, I am already anxious for Spring to arrive! … Continue reading

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After The Rain


I am embarrassed that I allowed the blog to “get away” from me.  Especially after all of the effort to make it a success.  The idea was to tie it in with my art work as well as the opportunity … Continue reading

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Retired Mack Truck And Two Stick Memories


A LOT of my life has been spent behind the steering wheel of an 18-wheeler.  In “those days” as I began my life on the road part of my education came from listening to the “old timers” I hung with in the shop as we … 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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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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Another Attempt At Bleeding Hearts


The picture below, was my first attempt at painting the flower, Bleeding Heart.  The original photo was provided by a friend of mine who has a plant or two of her own. When I first bought this house, it had … 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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More Thoughts & Floral Art


Pastel Tulip Prints by dbuckman This piece began from photographs of a friends garden.  I “rested”on publishing the print.  The dilemma was the roller coaster of emotions I was experiencing while working on it.  What it eventually came to represent.  Came very … 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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