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I Lived To See Another Day!


Well, it’s true! I had my 4th surgery in a two-year span, on February 14th. Medical mumbo-jumbo aside, I had another plate and screws put alongside my spinal column and am now in the process of recovering.  I had VERY … Continue reading

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Products & Production


This was written prior to my spinal operation that took place February 14th of this year (2013).  Knowing I would be “laid up” for awhile, I attempted to prepare a few entries that weren’t necessarily “date” sensitive… Pastel Roses & … 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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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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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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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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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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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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All Roads Lead Home


Homeward Bound Inspired by the several million miles under my belt…. All Roads Lead Home We’ve all been on those traffic jammed highways, in bumper to bumper traffic. Congestion in front of us, behind us, above and below us! Yet, … Continue reading

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There Are Places


River Crossing Speaking for myself. There have been places I have passed, which I stored away in memory or the day planner or even the note pad I kept in the jump seat; “I’d like to go back there, and simply walk. I’d … Continue reading

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Chicago Bridge


Chicago Bridge by dbuckman Regardless of where I’ve been, a Spring rain seems to cleanse everything.  The streets, the sidewalks AND the spirit.  The piece could have been inspired by any spring rain, in any city in the world.  However, … Continue reading

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Railroad Bridge


Railroad Bridge by dbuckman Missouri River Railroad Bridge In The Fall The Union Pacific Missouri River Bridge is a rail truss bridge across the Missouri River connecting Council Bluffs, Iowa with Omaha, Nebraska. When the Union Pacific began heading west … Continue reading

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