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Bitter Cold

Tonight’s forecast is for a temperature of around -30F, with blustery winds and windchill around -55F. As I work, I’m conscious of my great good fortune to be warm and well fed through the bitter winter. The winter light today

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Bitter Cold

Tonight’s forecast is for a temperature of around -30F, with blustery winds and windchill around -55F. As I work, I’m conscious of my great good fortune to be warm and well fed through the bitter winter. The winter light today

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The “Wake Up” Crow

I bet many of you have one like him in your neighborhood. The bossy one, making sure no one is lagging behind, or lazing in bed.

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The “Wake Up” Crow

I bet many of you have one like him in your neighborhood. The bossy one, making sure no one is lagging behind, or lazing in bed.

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Mouse 1/3/2014

He looks a little scared. Probably because there are two cats in the house. Lucky mouse, it was Mo who found him. Mo doesn’t really know what cats should do with mice, and anyway, he looks to the people in

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Mouse 1/3/2014

He looks a little scared. Probably because there are two cats in the house. Lucky mouse, it was Mo who found him. Mo doesn’t really know what cats should do with mice, and anyway, he looks to the people in

Great Horned Owl 1/2/2104, ink drawing on A2 card (4.5x5.5") by Lynne Baur

Great Horned Owl

Tonight, a bird, in honor of my friend, master watercolorist Karen Knutson, who is once again participating in the 30-paintings-in-30-days challenge. (Not for me this year—I have enough with major renovations to my home!)  You can see her much more

Great Horned Owl 1/2/2104, ink drawing on A2 card (4.5x5.5") by Lynne Baur

Great Horned Owl

Tonight, a bird, in honor of my friend, master watercolorist Karen Knutson, who is once again participating in the 30-paintings-in-30-days challenge. (Not for me this year—I have enough with major renovations to my home!)  You can see her much more

ink drawing of 2 wolves howling under a full moon

Hello 2014!

Dark of the moon with the new calendar year. Endings. Beginnings. Bitter cold. Good weather for small ink drawings. January, the time of the Wolf Moon, is usually clear and cold here. We often get to see the full Wolf

ink drawing of 2 wolves howling under a full moon

Hello 2014!

Dark of the moon with the new calendar year. Endings. Beginnings. Bitter cold. Good weather for small ink drawings. January, the time of the Wolf Moon, is usually clear and cold here. We often get to see the full Wolf

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Plein Air Study, 19 July 2013

Tonight’s plein air study, acrylic on canvas, 6×8″ Dusk at Little Falls Lake, Willow River State Park near Hudson, WI.

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Plein Air Study, 19 July 2013

Tonight’s plein air study, acrylic on canvas, 6×8″ Dusk at Little Falls Lake, Willow River State Park near Hudson, WI.

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Plein Air Study, 17 July 2013

Plein air study, acrylic on canvas, 6×8″

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Plein Air Study, 17 July 2013

Plein air study, acrylic on canvas, 6×8″