Monthly Archives: April 2008

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Samurai Plastic Tray Image is one I put up on Talentdatabase.com. It was really interesting combining mandela, photo of leather armour and using paint shop pro. filters for a water color, plastic effect. Weirdly synergistic.

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Tuesday, Protection from Black Faced Hornet

Off to get my venom shot. Strange that by exposing oneself to poison in small doses one can ultimately be protected from it. Rain falls from gray whispy clouds tangled in the trees. Yesterday had moments of sun and warmth. … Continue reading

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Monday in rain and shower

“Apparently, not everything is apparent, ” I said while spreading the bark mulch on the garden. “How can I allow myself to get away with that statement?” was the rhetorical thought. As I carefully spread the black chips and soil … Continue reading

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The White Camel

This is a national geographic, documentary film that is well worth watching. The theme is the division between the past cultural constructs of the Mongolian desert peoples and the new generation that craves television. The three generations of camel and … Continue reading

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Weak Sunlight

Well, it is trying out there. Interesting to see that the poll of the day on castanet.net is stirring up the fear of Mexico. Why not a poll about “are you afraid to stay home.” Given that most accidents and … Continue reading

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New York Times Green Magazine

Anyone interested in environmental issues, urban development or green building will benefit from the insert green magazine in last week’s New York Times. Every item is instructive. Boston’s permeable cement walkways, San Francisco’s carbon footprint tracking, strategies for temporarily cooling … Continue reading

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Art In Kelowna ( all works on this site are for sale)

As the Artists@Work group plans for the First Thursday Art Crawl on May 1st, prepares for the Life & Arts Festival; as Livessence gathers together works for the Lattitudes show; as I am getting pieces together to send to a … Continue reading

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April showers or Merry Christmas

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The Practice

It is all about the practice. Life goes on fairly smoothly and we do not need any particular skill. And then, suddenly white water. It is as one shoots down the rocks, as foam fills the boat that the skill … Continue reading

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Gallery On Line

Today I formed a group Canadian Artists on the Gather site in an attempt to begin networking with those whose interest encompasses mine although they themselves are far flung on compass points far from where I reside and live out … Continue reading

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