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The Fourth Day of Jean’s Birthday Celebration

I spent a good part of today scoring new arrangements for Home Cookin’. These were songs I had been experimenting with and thinking about. I finally got to a point where I thought I could write them out. As a … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday To My Sweetheart!

Jean’s birthday began with a scavenger hunt for the many cards I had scattered around the condo. Of course she didn’t know it was a scavenger hunt so these were found in the course of simply getting up and getting … Continue reading

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Painting, Music, and Another Sunny Beach Day

Today was a day for Jean to paint. Here she is with her beautiful work today. Both paintings are inspired by photos taken yesterday during our beach walk. I spent most of the day working on musical arrangements for Home … Continue reading

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The Land of Enchantment

Today we left family and friends in Colorado Springs and headed south. As we crossed the mountains through Raton Pass into New Mexico we put Carlos Nakai on the ipod and were carried into New Mexico on his melodies. After … Continue reading

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The Tate Modern Museum

As we visit museums this year I find my eye caught by much that was of less interest to me a few years ago. I still love the Impressionists / post-impressionists and old masters, but my appreciation for a wider … Continue reading

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On the Road Again

The Rocky Mountains in October and November? Sure! We each wanted to attend a painting class, mine in Canmore, Alberta and Jean’s in Denver, Colorado. Therefore we decided to join them with a week in Yellowstone, 4 days in Jackson … Continue reading

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The Edge of the World

Yesterday the edge of the world wafted to our doorstep on the feathers of fog. It is eery to look toward the sea and hear its roar, but to see only a gray curtain beyond the shrubs across the road. … Continue reading

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Second Beach

We hiked over the hill to Second Beach to explore. The trail has improved and the beach has more people than our first visit 25 years ago, but it’s still beautiful. As you can see, the weather has changed. Paul

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First Beach…La Push, Washington

We arrived at La Push Friday afternoon. This is Picasso’s first trip of 2014.  It has been sunny, warm, and sublime. Hiking, sketching, and painting during the three longest days of the year. Today a sunbow was an omen for … Continue reading

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Beacon Hill Park

Beacon Hill Park was one of Emily Carr’s favorite places. Set aside and developed as a park in the 1860’s, it is a remarkable place to ramble and paint. Trees, ponds, birds, flowers, and the ocean compete for your attention. … Continue reading

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