Monthly Archives: November 2015

The French flavor of life

My love of the French spirit goes back to my childhood. Visiting my French-Canadian family members in Quebec was a joy. I didn’t quite understand all being said, but the flavors of Aunt Pat & Uncle Jean’s home where divine. Later … Continue reading

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Paris, City of Light

In honor of those people who perished or were injured on Friday. My thoughts and prayers go out to those same people’s family and friends.

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response to air and light

As someone whose thought process is made up of imagery, One may place symbology to a work of art that the creator or even sponsor may have had no intention of conveying. This is one of the most beautiful tangibles in art, while … Continue reading

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On a recent visit to FILOLI we heard a beautiful recital in the “Ballroom” Even in mid October the Gardens are in wonderful bloom. This time of year I visit family in the Bay Area. We spend time going to see … Continue reading

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composition in contrasts

A view from W. R. Hearst’s room.

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Autumn in Balboa Park

watercolor on paper

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Opera season 2016

This photo is from San Diego Opera’s production of “La Boheme” staged in the early 90’s. Working on this scenery designed by John Conklin with Davis West as Master Artist, was very fun. Next season SDO will mount both Puccini’s “Boheme” … Continue reading

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