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Portrait of a Dance Hall Girl - sold

Oil on hardboard panel, 8″x6″

This painting is another in a series of what I think of as “creative portraits”. They aren’t any existing person but are usually inspired by old B&W photos and stories of the past. 100 more words


Sequence of Events: Chapter Thirteen (seventh)

Rose, catching her three blocks from the churchyard, had trodden nearly on Florrie’s heels; and Florrie at last had turned, showing raw, tearless eyes.

“Ma’am…” The word tailed off. 1,108 more words


The Thurber Effect

We’ve looked at a number of artists and writers who were instrumental in giving the New Yorker its unique look and voice, but few were more influential than James Thurber, who contributed some of the… 683 more words

The New Yorker Magazine

RENTING SILENCE: a First Chapter Preview

I’m pleased to announce that the third in my Roaring Twenties mystery series debuts in the U.S. today, Dec. 1. You can find it at bookstores or online in both hardcover or as an ebook. 2,965 more words

Roaring Twenties

Fantasy Flapper

The 1920s were a very special time in American History. Nicknamed the Roaring Twneties, they displayed an exuberance and confidence that has never been matched. For those of us born after the Great Depression and World War II, it is impossible to imagine what it felt like to be alive after the War To End All Wars, and before the great calamities that were to come. 50 more words


Roaring Twenties, Illustrations

Putting together Illustration series for my MA research project, focusing on androgyny, 20’s and the Flappers.

Flapper’s up the Empire State Building….

A walk in the park……(note the matching coats which have been inspired from 1920’s lift from Selfridges.

Sequence of Events: Chapter Thirteen (sixth)

Gersome found the end of the hallway occupied by a portly silhouette, a man seated against the streaming sunlight, his rump perched on the windowsill. He stood, and said, “Horace, how are you? 1,109 more words