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Montreal

Being unemployed and being nagged by my mother, who at the best of times was never encouraging.  I looked as I did everyday in the newspapers.  432 more words

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Auto Repair - Sans Graffiti

Today’s watercolor experiment:

In the 1990s there were many vintage buildings in Manhattan. On East 25th in particular, there were several buildings with interesting arches and curved roofs, that had been previously used as stables. 236 more words

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Dirt Patches

I lived in a three story tenement then.  Everyone did and we were stuffed up each others’ asses with only 5 yards between each building. For a kid, this is great because there are always other kids to play with, but at night it was loud and I would lay in bed wishing I was bigger and able to stay up later. 276 more words

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Warehouse Graffiti

Today’s watercolor experiment:

I consolidated two photographs as a reference for today’s graffiti study.  I took one of the photos of the warehouse at ground level, but could not get a good sense of the rest of the building from that vantage point. 189 more words

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Graffit-O-Glyphics

Today’s watercolor experiment:

I chose a photo from one of my walks near the East River on the Manhattan side. It must have been early morning or at a time when the light just grazed the surface of an old, retired highway divider. 181 more words

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So this is really happening...

So here it is straight up: as of the end of September I will be working for the International Committee of the Red Cross (the ICRC)! 479 more words

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