Monthly Archives: October 2010

No tears in the writer…

The portraits of the fallen soldiers are painted using the officially released photographs from the Gov’t of Canada. Though these are the same photos that appear in the newspapers and on tv, many who’ve view them comment that the paintings … Continue reading

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Silent Lake Provincial Park (an excuse to talk trout)

    Nestled in the hills to the south of Bancroft, Silent Lake is a little jewel often overlooked by the summer crowds heading into Algonquin Park. We’ve taken our family vacation here every year since the kids were small … Continue reading

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Just another ordinary miracle today

Happy thanksgiving weekend! Another beautiful autumn day and so much in this country to be thankful for.

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On the truck crew at Michaels

Two years ago this fall, and close to the end of my rope, I was out looking for work. Things were tough all over, and I had applied to just about everywhere for just about anything. While out for art … Continue reading

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South Algonquin Backpackers

An interesting place along the way, the South Algonquin Backpackers Historical Hotel is situated in Maynooth, Ontario, just south of Algonquin Park. Formerly known as the Arlington Hotel, it was built in 1899 along the historical Peterson Settlement Road. Here in … Continue reading

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2010 Fall colours

After a pretty full summer of touring with the portraits, I took a little time to myself, just a relaxing trip to unwind a bit, to revisit some of the country I had passed through during the summer, to take … Continue reading

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I don’t want to meet you again…

…what a remarkable summer it has been in every regard. Traveling from place to place with the portraits gave me the opportunity to meet and speak with so many people along the way. There’s a story that comes to mind, … Continue reading

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Summer 2010 Traveling Exhibit

Everyone who sees these portraits in the basement, says I have to get them out and let people see them. So during the summer of 2010, I packed up the trusty old Subaru Forester and traveling from town to town, that’s … Continue reading

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