Monthly Archives: October 2016

The Rooster and the Jewel

There once was a fine red rooster who was searching the barnyard for a snack. As he strutted around the plump pretty hens a bright object caught his eye. “Oh my, what have we here?” Then gazing at it this way and that, he … Continue reading

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Urban landscapes: sunlit signs

The North Park neighborhood in San Diego has an eclectic vibe, lots of art galleries, coffee houses and great restaurants that run the spectrum of tastes. Having lived in this area for decades, I frequent some of the same venues. … Continue reading

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A Halloween tale

Watercolors on cotton paper In the courtyard a flock of the dead swirled overhead. The skull, smiling like some gossamer mask paused above Jake and spoke in a whisper, “Upon the threshold of the wide open gate of dreams” its … Continue reading

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An afternoon light

Oil on panel 9″ x 12″ Looking west towards Mt. Woodson one can see the relationship of forms in nature.

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Urban landscapes

Classical building w lightbar This is the first in a series of photos from different locals along the West coast. Urban landscapes are made of such varied things, the relation to light source in the composition both as illumination and as … Continue reading

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Willow Glen in Autumn

Twice a year I travel up north to visit folks and sight see. Willow Glen is a beautiful older neighborhood in San Jose, where some of my family lives.

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