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Sweet earth, grounding your feet, letting your spirit soar.
Inspired by mandarin orange groves in Northern California followed by an uncontrollable flight of fancy into Ireland and time travel into the Medieval French countryside.
Traveling along a country road, adventure ahead, the way you want it to be.
A sunny day and the will to roam.
"What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet." Shakespeare - Romeo and Juliet
Old roses - something to keep close.
Time and Again
Good Things Come In Pears
Outside my kitchen window - in my mind.
Tulips - After Cezanne
Walking in the shoes of a great painter - always a fascinating journey.
Bright spirits live on in our hearts.
Early California Sunflowers
Somewhere along the road of kings - El Camino Real.
Roses on Parade
Secret or not, all the world loves a garden.
Didn't just give his fiancee flowers, he gave her a garden.
Garden at the Cape
My home in the Hamptons....haven't been there yet. Let's go!
Tea or Sunday Lunch -- won't you come? Would be lovely to see you.
Something about the sea, not quite sure what. Serentity? Adventure? All that beauty, all that power. It's just irresistable.
A day away, or perhaps a lifetime.
Calm Sea Gallant Fortress
Far Away Lands
It's a therapy. Going somewhere you've never been, or going back to a place you loved. A different environment than is usual. It just kind of shifts everything and you can get a whole new fresh look at life. Sometimes you can't get away....but you can always pretend!
Bells and Sea
Prayer Over the Sea
A prayer never goes amiss, even if it is only to oneself.
Your Table is Waiting
Some coffee, some meze (mmm...little bites), a glass of wine and a good book. Maybe a new friend. It's all there waiting for you on a Greek Island.
Ancient Thira, a place of ancient mystery, never losing a light heart.
Faces and Figures
Action, repose, joy. It's how the spirit shows the world what's going on.
A beautiful girl, now a beautiful, strong woman.
A brilliant boy, a star shining in his mother's eyes.
A little boy, a pail and some fun!
This young man made it to the New York City ballet!
The still life allows us a quiet mind with which to observe and be aware.
Good Things Come in Pears
Tulips in a Vase - After Cezanne
Reproduced with permission from the Norton Simon Museum.
The Three Pears
Bonsai is a work of nature, refined by man. The elite corps of the plant world, understandablly proud and haughty of its beauty and intelligence.
These paintings were pure fun. Not my usual style -- perhaps I should do more! I painted "Oh Heavens" in admiration of Dominck Dunn. I wish he could have seen it.