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I love rainy days. The world gets washed clean. Colors are richer, and everything is shiny.  The air smells fresh, and things are quiet and peaceful.  Rain brings water that renews and refreshes the earth, and causes everything to grow.  This is a painting of Sylva, a cute mountain town in Western North Carolina. It […]

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Indianapolis has a beautiful downtown. One of my favorite times to be downtown is at night when it is all lit up.  I proposed to my wife when we were in downtown Indianapolis.  Indiana has a neat looking State Capitol building.  I love this view looking toward the capitol, in the rain, at night. I […]

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This is a painting of Tunnel Mountain Crafts Gallery in Dillsboro.  It is a cute little tourist town, filled with coffee shops and galleries. My first experience with Dillsboro was speaking with Connie Hogan, the owner of the gallery. She is on top of things. I was really impressed. I really love this area in […]

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I love visiting interesting little towns through out the country. There is so many fun places, and such interesting architecture.  Last week I went with my Dad to Dillsboro, North Carolina. It is a tiny tourist town in the Plott Balsam Mountains, near Great Smoky Mountain National Park. As we were walking around we saw […]

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London is such a cool city. There is so much history and culture. Modern buildings are next to thousand year old walls. When we were in London we got to do a evening cruise on the Thames. It was a great way to get to know the city as the river flows through the heart […]

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I have never been one to party. Mostly I like to be home after dark. However, being downtown in a big city at night is beautiful. The skyscrapers lit up are great, and the neon glowing in the night is beautiful. This is a painting of Indianapolis at night. It is from a photo my […]

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River towns are interesting.  This particular town was a booming place in the 1800s, and still survives today due to it’s proximity to Cincinnati. There is a juxtaposition  of beautiful historic homes, architecture, and modern industry

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I love historic homes.  The character of the homes is wonderful. I love the colorful intricacy of Victorian homes, The stateliness of Colonial style, the artisonal nature of Craftsmen homes.  Old farmhouses are beautiful. Antibellum Georgian homes are gorgeous. I loved the times that I have lived in historic neighborhoods.  There is such beauty in […]

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Walking is a great way to get to know a place.  It is just the right speed to see what is around you, and you are part of the environment.  You feel the air, smell the scents, hear the noises.  It is great! This is an afternoon stroll.  My dad was ahead of me, and […]

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Early morning is my favorite time of day.  The warm rays of the sun and the strong shadows make everything beautiful.  It is easy to be optimistic about the day.  My worries seem to disappear. I feel happy! I love color and reflections. This view of a small town near the courthouse was so breathtaking […]

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