Friday, January 31, 2014


Ooohhh!  Did you see that?

Thursday, January 30, 2014


Baby N is stuck at the airport.

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

What the Heck

What the heck did I just step in?
Gramma Denise at Burgess Ranch where
there is always a cow pie lurking in the shadows.

Sunday, January 26, 2014


Gramma Denise and cousin Kenny at the 
peak of their logging career.

Saturday, January 25, 2014


He was always such a good seedling his mother said but he
developed a big head later in life.

Meet the Onions

Meet the Onions, born May, 2013, and died
tragically in a stew, October 2013, along with
four potatoes, three carrots and a turnip.

Friday, January 24, 2014

Red Leaf Lettuce

Red Leaf Lettuce (I'm switching from flowers to vegetables for a while)
Every chef needs this inspiration hanging in their kitchen!

Fruit Salad

I don't know why, but this painting reminds me
of fruit salad.  Maybe it's the color combination.

Thursday, January 23, 2014


I still have my first cameras, although I haven't used them since digital
cameras became available.  I purchased the Kodak Instamatic 104 at
the PX at Fort Bragg, NC, in February, 1967 and used it to take
photos during parachute jumps.  I purchased the Fujica half frame
camera at the Tuy Hoa, AFB exchange in September 1967 and used it
during my year and a half in Vietnam.  I purchased the Canon AV-1 in
1976 and used it to take all of our family photos and other subjects until
1992 when I was able to get my hands on the first crude digital model.  I use
a Canon 12.3 megapixel EOS Rebel now and a Canon S5IS (which I used to
take all of my sons's wedding photos).  I used the heck out of the old cameras
but the digital cameras make photography a real joy. 

Sunday, January 19, 2014


Daffodils - the promise of spring!
This daffodil posed for me in our grocery
store flower shop.

Saturday, January 18, 2014

The Pink Petunia

The Pink Pink Petunia - watercolor 5x7
(sounds like the name of a yuppie dink juice bar 
instead of a watercolor painting)

Friday, January 17, 2014

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Monday, January 13, 2014

Stuffed Toys

Our little boy Ernest has to have his
stuffed toys to help him sleep.  He does
this himself.

Sunday, January 12, 2014


One of my son's clients gave him a box of
Fonseca  Churchill Cigars made in Dom. Rep.
 and he gave me one.  I am waiting for some
good weather so I can dedicate a good 2 hours on my
front deck with a fine cigar.

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Monday, January 6, 2014

Saturday, January 4, 2014

Thursday, January 2, 2014