Cool Old Bridge

Iron Bridge south of Douglass

We found a cool old bridge south of Douglass Kansas today. These old iron bridges are becoming endangered around the state; I know of 3 in our county alone that have perished in the last 20-30 years. This one is unique in that it has a wooden driving surface. No concrete or anything like that, … Read more

My First Oil Paintings

Kansas Wheat Field

After a few years of dabbling with watercolor painting, I took up oils in June of this year. It’s been an interesting experience, as the two mediums are quite different. On the other hand, color theory, use of tonal values, etc. is common to both approaches. The cost is definitely higher, though not as bad … Read more