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Why I Ask You To “Like & Share”


I was feeling nostalgic (as I often do!) this morning, and have been looking back at this adventure…  This “road” I’ve been traveling in the world of art.  My first “official” sale…  When I became serious about things and accepted … 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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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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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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Skip May Go To Jail!


I’ve lived in this neighborhood for over 32 years. I’ve lived in this house for 29  & 3/4.  In this time, I’ve owned five dogs that I can remember.  Mostly sporting dogs.  An Irish Setter, “Red”, several English Pointers… “Skeeter” and “Trooper” (named … Continue reading

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High Bridge


Gold And Grey “High Bridge” is a railroad bridge linking the extremely steep palisades on either side of the Kentucky River between Jessamine County, Kentucky and Mercer County, Kentucky. Constructed in 1876, it is a three-span continuous under-deck truss used … Continue reading

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Lydia Roses


I’ve never given any thought to the “height” of a flower being considered when designing a center piece or wedding bouquet. Or even planting flowers around the yard. Those around the neighborhood who know me, know that when I plant … 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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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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Lillies As A Kid


Lilly Prints by dbuckman Summer doesn’t arrive in my world until the proliferation of day lilies says so. When I was a kid, the old-fashioned  ditch lily was one of the first to appear in the spring and summer months. Even in those days, I looked forward to the time … Continue reading

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