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M is for Mountain Lion

Now let me tell you about Herman Keene.  He was a lion hunter.  When his son was asked by his 6th grade teacher what his father did for a living he said, “He’s a lion hunter”.  The class laughed. I … Continue reading

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High Above Santa Paula with the Oddfellows

I had been looking longingly at the scaffolding on the Oddfellow’s Clock Tower for  what seemed like months.  What was going on up there?  I mentioned to Paul Skeels and Carlos Juarez that I would love to climb up on … Continue reading

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Portraits on July 4th

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I have been working on understanding all the various factors to portraiture so I can make some for the Santa Paula Portrait Project.  Gail Pidduck is blogging about her experiences and I’m working to catch up.  I’ve taken a lot … Continue reading

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Progress on the SP Portrait Project at SPTC

I was asked to photograph the actors in the Backstage at the Santa Paula Theater Center production.  The show was Bugs.  Very dark but I did not know that when I showed up to shoot the cast.  The title Bug … Continue reading

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The Santa Paula Portrait Project Begins

Gail Pidduck and I met at my gallery on Wed., January 5 to talk about our next project.  We both need one.  She planted the seed a few months ago and asked me to think about doing a series of … Continue reading

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Cocktails and Ratios with a Sidecar

Cocktails and Ratios I received a birthday present from Jeff and Jan.  It contained a “Sidecar Kit”.  There were lemons and Cointreau, Cognac and Armagnac.  There were various recipes in the box and that got me to thinking.  How does … Continue reading

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Folk Art from the Collection 001 PAY DAY Sign

At the end of every frustrating, rewarding, intense, interesting, exhausting day I finally arrive at the wooden chair in the kitchen by the white enamel table across from Leslie’s chair.  Above the bread box and aluminum fruit bowl is a … Continue reading

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