Kansas in December

Here are 3 different shots taken throughout the month of December, showing that even when the green is gone, Kansas has a special beauty to offer. The first is taken at the southern end of the Meadowlark Trail, looking north. The second shot is east of Maxwell Park, also looking north. And finally, Coronado Heights,…

Monet at the Denver Art Museum

In early December, on the day that marked the 40th anniversary of the day I began working at Hewlett-Packard, we were fortunate enough to take in the Monet exhibit at the Denver Art Museum. In short, if you have the opportunity and appreciate art like this, DO NOT MISS this display, which runs through January…

Big Boy 4014 Rumbles into Town

Union Pacific’s historic Big Boy steam locomotive No. 4014 is touring the Union Pacific system throughout 2019 to commemorate the transcontinental railroad’s 150th anniversary and we were able to view it today! We started in Abilene, where there was a good sized crowd. We were able to find a parking space, but then found out…

October Oil Painting

I spent most of the day in front of my palette and easel, and created a number of oil paintings. I started doing a color chart, in order to have a sense of how the different colors on my palette blended together. Before I finished, but after I ran out of room on the palette,…