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Image Sales Thru December 31st

I will be running a sale on my website until December 31st.  This sale will consist of two different parts.  First of all, every few days I will be creating a “limited time promotion” 20×24 inch canvas print that will … Continue reading

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Wine, Tourism and Art

You climb northwards along the western side of Keuka Lake, following County Route 76 out of Hammondsport, quickly leaving lake level behind you. You pass by old houses and new, and soon the road begins to roll following the topography … Continue reading

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Second Place in a local art contest

I’ve had minor success selling photography.  Well, enough success to have to file taxes for it, and be able to say it pays for itself so that’s good.  At the same time, I have always been hesitant to enter it … Continue reading

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Gone West

Gone West . Gone West into that fine land Beyond the horizon The land of dreams . Gone to Texas It’s skyscrapered plains Where cattle used to roam . Gone to Mountains That lick the sky Above the trees . … Continue reading

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Columbus’ Daughter

Driving through the other neighborhood Pointed towards downtown I saw Columbus’ Daughter . Weighed down by her world Facing towards Drake’s skyline But this is still her city . All around us both The smell of chilis Fill the air … Continue reading

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This side was made for you and me.

As you’ve likely noticed by now the Federal Government was shut down over night due to a lack of funds.  This means that Social Security checks won’t go out soon, that federal funds to pave roads in rural areas or … Continue reading

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I’ve Acquainted with the Dawn

I have been acquainted with the dawn I’ve seen her glow Kiss mountain tops And grasp deep canyons . I’ve worked from dusk to dawn And greeted her rosy cheek I’ve worked from dawn to dusk And remembered her all … Continue reading

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North Country Roads

North County Roads, lead me home To that old place, that old room Another autumn, beside the falls Maples orange, birches yellow Apple Jack in the barrel And wood smoke in the air . Cold crisp mornings up by the … Continue reading

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A Brief Wander Back North

My actual job has me on the road pretty much year round.  Living out of a set of suitcases isn’t as horrible as you’d think although it turns out that I have far too many long sleeve shirts compared to … Continue reading

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What Is a Yankee?

A piece of wisdom from my Grandpa Wally   To a European a Yankee is an American To an American a Yankee is a northener To a northerner a Yankee is a New Englander To a New Englander a Yankee … Continue reading

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