Monthly Archives: August 2010

August 31, 2010, Cabin In The Pines

This is the painting created today.  A cabin in the pines, in the clear mountain air, is a memorable retreat for sweethearts.  Today we are distracted by so much technology and information, it is often hard to connect to each … Continue reading

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August 27, 2010, The Farm Kids

This is the painting created today.  We are used to having cameras around us now, videos in cell phones, cameras in computers… imagine never seeing cameras nor having your picture taken very often.  You might be a little shy about … Continue reading

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August 26, 2010, The Farmer’s Wife

This is the painting created today.  In Montana, the clear air and bright sun make colors seem bright and glowing, a feeling you may say of a lightness of being (my apologies to Nietzsche, – I appreciate my one life).  … Continue reading

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August 25, 2010, Outstanding In His Field

Here is the painting created today.  Farmers have a joke they share…. all farmers are “outstanding in their field”.  August is a time for harvesting and preparing for winter in Montana. The painting is oil on canvas, 5 inches by … Continue reading

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August 24, 2010, The Station Master

This is the painting created today.  The subject is more of the nostalgia regarding the earlier days of railroads in Montana.  The old depot architecture and the life of a station master is gone, but many remember it with fondness. … Continue reading

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August 23, 2010, The Old Birdbath

This is the painting created today.  Years ago, a neighbor had this old birdbath languishing in their back yard.  It is cast concrete, stressed and chipped, but I think it is lovely.  They gave it to me and I placed … Continue reading

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August 20, 2010, The Old Birdhouse

This is the painting created today.  The first birdhouse I put up over 20 years ago is in a secluded corner.  The wood of the entry is chipped away by many years of nesting birds.  Around the birdhouse are the … Continue reading

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