Category Archives: General

Xmas is coming

Xmas is coming. This is most obvious due to the plethora of Cyber-Monday advertisements and the Black Friday advertisements on the web. Our daughter has only one Xmas wish this year which will set me back a little over $500.00 … Continue reading

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Parsimony and prospects

Enforced parsimony is exhausting in so many ways. Concern about money drives action and inaction equally. This weekend I scheduled a Sunday off because I thought with a pay coming in on the Thursday that there’d be a little something … Continue reading

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A successful vernissage

Last night the much awaited, by me at least, Celebration 150-375 finally happened. Going in to the show with three paintings already sold was nice as was selling another painting on opening night. This is the one which sold last … Continue reading

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THE Song

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As a Quebecois of the English variety I don’t participate much in Quebecois culture. To be frank it’s always been a kind of “not wanted on voyage” feeling for me whenever I’ve had the temerity to go to any event … Continue reading

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Art eh.

My New Year’s resolutions are coming along. The first piece of the year has been sold and two more commissions are coming along. This one was the first requested piece, Not much to it, but it was paid for and … Continue reading

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Just a sketch

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Drawing to a close

December is drawing to a close and along with it 2016 which on a socio political front might have been a bit fubar but on the home front things are basically good. Yesterday was the fifth anniversary of Lynn’s death … Continue reading

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Solitary

Just one post in November belies the fact that there were actually things going on. The picture book that was finished in the spring has been submitted to four publishers directly now. That’s after sending it to six agents and … Continue reading

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Removing the I

Who knew that when a New Year’s resolution to make more art was made it would include poetry but it has. Of course I am painting and drawing but of late I have been writing a lot of poetry and … Continue reading

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More new poems

I seem to be going through something of a resurgence of poetic energy of late. Here are some new ones. Mercifully brief as has been my wont recently. Not that I think it likely but to be on the safe … Continue reading

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