ah yes, and so it is gone:  the 36×48 has been safely delivered.  maybe we’ll see you again some day.

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Whitefish Falls, April 10.  that’s highway 6 up there and what remains of the AER just behind it.  spring run off can be very spooky at a place like this!  you fall into that:  you’ve got about 15 seconds left to live.  i kept that in mind as i made my way down to where i took this picture.  i didn’t feel safe in my shoes and so went barefoot and let me tell you:  barefoot on what is left of one of the oldest mountain ranges on earth, barefoot through the last of the snow, barefoot over last year’s oak leaves…

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the road to Willisville, Ontario.  i didn’t go all the way in there (about 2 miles).  i wanted to see the great wide open as seen from this very spot: a view of the south.  what a scene too!  beauty blue sky, sun blazing, vultures sailing the big northern breeze and way way up there, high above the mountain, seagulls swirling through the blue!

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Queen and Pape, Toronto, Ontario.  April 2018.  hey Tasha!  do you remember that smoking warm March Break 1990?

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Queen and Grant, Toronto, Ontario.  back in art school i had a friend who would have painted a scene like this.  (i wondered too, if my dad walked down this way sometime between 1935 and 38)

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ah yes:  barefoot over stones!  soon my road trip will be over and i will be back home!  but we are here today, April 13th, a Friday!  and we have 4 paintings that need an hour of my time.  so lets have some fun!

 

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