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Painting is Propaganda

I have embarked on an adventure to paint whatever I want and as much as I can—and to give it all away. When I decided to retire, I knew I wanted a focus to take me into the next chapter of my life. I had to retrain my brain from running a business for so … Continue reading

2+0+1+8 = 1+1 = 2 = L O V E

As with anything, we make our own story and lives by how we interact with others, ourselves and those we don’t even know. Our actions, large and small, impact those we see and can not see. 2017 (or 11 or 2) was a tough year for me and, I realize, many others. Not because of … Continue reading

Dogs, Coke and Cleanliness

This photo was taken at my father’s Texaco Service Station located at 5600 Rogers Avenue in Fort Smith, Arkansas. The likely date of the photograph is 1953 when I was about 5 years old. This is the same age as my granddaughter, Olive Soucy, today. In the picture are three Proustian moments: My cocker spaniel. … Continue reading