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Because I'm a Genius

Let me start this by saying that not only do I have a crappy sense of direction and did not bring a map, but I haven’t been hiking sense I was in high school (that was over ten years ago). 579 more words


Animal Rights Group Wants Will County To End Deer Culling

CHICAGO (CBS) — The head of a suburban-based animal protection group was trying to stop – or at least change – Will County’s deer culling program; and he said he took hidden camera video to back up his claim that it’s cruel and unnecessary. 267 more words


Gentle Bend

Started with an idea. Utilized sketches and a small plein air piece created last autumn. I opted to start with an 11″ x 14″ canvas. 124 more words

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Regional Survey of Art 11

The four paintings posted below, Gentle Bend 2, Clearing Skies, Olson Overflow, and Crossroads – Wheeler at Flora Church, have been accepted into the Regional Survey of Art 11. 49 more words

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Oak Ridge Morn #2

I utilized the initial 18″ x 24″ painting as the basis for this work. I decided to make some changes to the background trees but much of the rest of this work stayed pretty much the same. 35 more words

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Oak Ridge Morn #1

During a trip through Oak Ridge Forest Preserve, I came across this scene. Made a quick sketch and took a photograph. A few weeks later, I decided to create this work. 72 more words

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Oak Ridge

In mid-summer, I spent a morning at Oak Ridge Forest Preserve. I created a small 8″ x 10″ painting and took a hike on the horse trail in search of  ideas for future forays. 43 more words

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