Author Archives: before

Tweedle deedle Eek!

  April 1 will be the year anniversary of selling our home and hitting the road for parts unknown. Pulling our vintage canned ham trailer “bluebird”  we traveled up and down the west coast from Joshua Tree to the Pacific … Continue reading

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Nocturnal Terrestrial

one time one place along the gravelly banks of a swift moving stream an arroyo toad awakens in his burrow from a deep winter sleep to the music of water gathering momentum rushing over pebbles, boulders and rocks as steel … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Watershed book

Working with the educational program Once Upon a Watershed at the Oak Grove School in Ojai, California, I have created a picture book for children of all ages. Paintings depicting species of birds, trees and other flora and fauna from … Continue reading

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happy to be ground squirrel

Ground squirrels are part of the circle of life that lives in the meadows of our watershed. They live in burrows underground where the millipedes and earthworms mix the soil helping the grasses to grow. Ground squirrels eat the grasses … Continue reading

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Archival prints of before our very eyes paintings

In 2008 I began a series of paintings dedicated  to species of birds, trees and plants whose existence is threatened by loss of habitat and climate change. The retablos are painted on salvaged metal, old advertising and traffic signs. Many … Continue reading

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