Monthly Archives: December 2015

a wish upon a cold clear night

* Detail of a sculpture by Niki de Saint Phalle https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Niki_de_Saint_Phalle

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a walk along Lindo Lake

oil on panel

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Southern California landscape w flowers

“The mind, once stretched by a new idea, never returns to its original dimensions.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Allan Rothero

• Allan Rothero was a cartographer and an artist from Great Britten. He first came to the East coast of the United States in the early twentieth century. Allan later traveled to Pacific Beach CA, and built a home on Hornblend Street. There he … Continue reading

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Train east to Paris

oil on panel, 12″ x 16″ A view from our train, on an overcast Spring morning speeding east toward the City of Light.

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Beautiful French music

As a person who greatly admires France and the French, I also love the music of that great nation. The album, “I Love Paris” from 1954 by Michel Legrand was one of my Uncle Jean’s favorites. He would sing the … Continue reading

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