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Painting to Delius

My newest painting is inspired by Frederick Delius’s Sea Drift, an amazing choral and orchestral work with Walt Whitman’s poetry as text. Virtually unknown during his lifetime, other than in Europe, the introspective composer continued making music into old age and … Continue reading

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Cabin fever paintings

The Y has been closed all week, no lap swimming. The roads have been too icy to drive and almost everyone in Atlanta has had the week off, including city leaders – City Halls are closed, no mail delivery, no … Continue reading

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Snow scenes

Last night it began snowing big fluffy flakes that Bootsy the cat decided were pretty fantastic. She ran down the snow covered steps, jumped and pawed at the white stuff, did a couple of pirouettes – and then raced at … Continue reading

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Holiday with snow

While the northeast is getting pounded by a holiday snowstorm,  we had the first snow in 100 years on Christmas day in Atlanta. Not much more than a sprinkling of powder but the ice crystals on the tree limbs shimmered … Continue reading

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Snow and roses

A little sun, a little less snow. The neighbor with his crew who plowed my driveway and some lovely red roses just in time for Valentine’s Day (thanks A).

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A second blizzard, paintings in progress

This snow is wetter and heavier than any of our other storms, still coming down since last night. And I’d just gotten the driveway completely clear! The birdbath is close to being obliterated from the view…  Today it’s bread baking, … Continue reading

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Blue skies in February

Update from Snowmageddon. After two days, most of the driveway is shoveled. At this point, I’m hoping one of the neighbors will come over with a snowplow….but at least there’s not much left. That’s if my back will hold up. … Continue reading

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The great Nor’easter

I went to bed with snow coming down and woke up to the same weather. Stumbling out the front door, the snow was up to my knees. No NY Times out front, and I can’t get out the back door … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania winter

My pal Ali was here for Christmas and we had a fine country walk on monday, around the 574 acre Stroud Preserve, just south of West Chester. There are many nature preserves, parks and farms in Chester County, but this is … Continue reading

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Snow sunsets and Christmas eve

The big storm that ravaged the northeast left a lovely two feet in the Brandywine Valley here in southeastern PA. It’s beautiful when dusk rakes across the drifts. Here’s my latest, and I’m working on another small painting of snow … Continue reading

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