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Texas Inn is a Lynchburg, Virginia landmark.  People go there for the Cheesy Western, a cheeseburger with a fried egg.  This landmark sits next to downtown. I was commissioned to do this piece for a husband of my wife’s co-worker. He loves it so much, I hear it has a hallowed place in his bedroom. […]


I love color.  Deep rich color, cool, light color.  In order to make color appear strong, it needs contrast.  When I was teaching painting at the University of Southern Indiana,  I had a lot of students who loved to use strong colors.  The only problem was that all of their colors were strong.  It looked […]


I really enjoy being in nature. I love the beauty of the outdoors, the quiet sounds of the wind, plants and animals. My Dad and I spent a lot of time fishing in our canoe.  We enjoyed watching nature. We have seen all kinds of animals wandering around.  I still fish although it isn’t nearly […]

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