Monthly Archives: June 2008

Sculptures in Puerta Vallarta

by Lisa        I’m back from my cruise, and will post about it when I get a chance, but for now (and for the sake of Bill not strangling me because I have not posted in a while), let me … Continue reading

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Canta Canta Pajarito

By WR Jones      This little fellow is singing his ass off.  Reminds me of myself in the morning shower.      When I was around 12 or 13 there was a wealthy man (by my hometown standards anyway) who had … Continue reading

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Spots

By W. R. Jones     Well, I have out done myself again.  I have reached a pinnacle of stupidity never before seen or heard tell of.     A few years ago I went to a dermatologist to have her look … Continue reading

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On Being A Painter

by Lisa        As a response to my last post (you are all ARE reading the comments aren’t you?), Diane Mize suggested that I paint more and teach less. A wise suggestion if I do say so. However, I think … Continue reading

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Partly Cloudy

By W.R. Jones     I had a hell of a time with this piece.  It was cold and windy and the sun was bright.  I picked this meadow thinking it would be easy to paint.  After a series of failures … Continue reading

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Water Aerobics

By W.R. Jones     It must have been a ripple in my brain wave that made me to listen to Erin, the arerobics instructor at Oakridge, when she suggested I try her water aerobics class.  Admittedly, I do fit the bill … Continue reading

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My Budding Landscape Painters

by Lisa        My Wednesday morning class continued on with their impressionist paintings this week from what they had started last week. One student suggested that I have everything written out because it was so confusing with the first notes … Continue reading

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