Category Archives: Art Work

Apples = Still Life – Memories of Friday Market in Leeuwarden

Fridays on the market square called Wilhelminaplein in Leeuwarden is the large food market of Friesland in the Netherlands. Continue reading

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Shetland Sheepdog Portrait = Piper’s Portrait in Pastel

This piece of artwork of Piper, a Shetland Sheepdog was a commemorative portrait. The photo I had to work from was very distorted with pixelated smears. It took much longer than expected to intuit the missing details. I looked at … Continue reading

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From Rommegrott, Lutefisk, Lefse Recipes to Ryōkan the Hermit = Mind Traveling

I found this recipe in one of the church cookbooks that I collected long ago and far away. As a laugh, I sent this to my friend Alan, who has some Norwegian ancestry and called me to rave about how his mother made Rommergrott and how they loved it.
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Thoughts At the Close of the Year 2020 = “One Brings Sorrow and the Other Brings Joy” – A Winter View

On Monday I drove by Lake of the Isles in Minneapolis. There were skaters dotted across the smooth ice. The wind was 35 miles per hour. Continue reading

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Robert Frost – American Poet = “Miles to go…”

Reunion is my poem about a trip to visit a friend and Robert Frost’s grave in Old Bennington Vermont. I grew up in New England and we read Robert Frost’s work in school. Remember Continue reading

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