The Web We Weave

I’ve been seeing a lot of spiders lately. It is summer, of course, but they seem to be everywhere, spinning intricate webs out of thin air. It reminds me that we are always at work spinning our own stories based on our thoughts and dreams. The spider teaches us that we are in charge of […]

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Paintings at Historic Midland Railroad Hotel, Wilson

Please join me for an evening of conversation and art at the historic Midland Railroad Hotel, Wilson, Kansas this Thursday, May 26, 2016 from 5:30 pm until 7:00 pm. A selection of my prairie paintings will be on display throughout the summer. I’ll be on hand to answer questions about how I select and fold […]

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Stone Moon

Ancient and wise, the moon reminds us that time moves forward. The cycles embody the spirit of closing and renewal. This painting strongly resembles the native stone of the prairie, built with many layers of paint, stone and markings. It contains iron and Kansas limestone to signify renewal. Sold to a lovely collector. […]

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Hope Runs Through the Middle

There are times in our life when we may agonize over choices or outcomes. In those times, nature reminds us to carry on. See, the river runs. See, the grass grows. See, the hawk soars. In our faith, we abide in hope, but like the natural world around us, still move forward living the life […]

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The Great Spirit

It’s raining on the plains. An all too rare event that comes when we need it so desperately to help plants grow.  It seems that just when we despair that drought will persist, a miracle appears in the form of a storm. Sometimes it’s that way in life too. Every so often when we abandon […]

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Soft Morning at Fossil Lake

I live on the shores of Fossil Lake, a small area of water that attracts lots of migratory birds, including Canadian geese, pelicans and cranes. I’ve always admired how they fly over the lake with the single-minded purpose of just being. Each day they go out and soar. This painting reminds us that every morning […]

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