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Border clearance and a close encounter

For the past two weeks I have been clearing and cleaning the herbaceous borders. It’s about time: the job hasn’t been done properly for two years.  570 more words


This is the demo I painted in my class after my workshop with Kathy Anderson in Scottsdale.  9×12″, oil on linen panel

Basic Symbolism for Popular Flowers

You really can’t go wrong when you give the gift of flowers. No matter what is in the bouquet, chances are it is going to look fantastic. 811 more words

Winter's Day Quartet (2:35 p.m.)


It is winter and I am
Purchasing creamy-orange carnations wearing
Tickle-pink skirts and
Robust stems that crack
As lightning rods as I
Snip their feet from their legs. 101 more words


“The window’s colors coil and unravel, snakes moving through smoke … and looking into your eyes I see a pollen-dusted pond shaken with silver rings before the storm begins.” – Thomas James 


Carnations in the Window by dbpepo

A carnation bouquet in the late afternoon sun with a window reflection.

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