Burlington, Connecticut

Marketing Thoughts

I recently received an unsolicited email that gave me reason to pause and reflect. A designer of women’s clothing randomly stumbled upon my artwork and invited me to design for them. As it turns out, according to their website information, they solicit artists from around the world to place their artwork on women’s clothing, specifically […]

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Our Parisian Adventure Final

I will finish this series of blog entries with some general Parisian scenics. Napoleon’s Tomb . Gargoyles on Notre Dame . Grand Palais Paris . Locks of Love . Some panoramas: from Sacre-Cour. Champs-Elysées  from the ferris wheel . Orsay Museum  from the ferris wheel. And of course the Eiffel Tower .. My trip favorite.. I hope you enjoyed my eight-part tour of […]

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Our Parisian Adventure 7

What trip to Paris would be complete without a visit to Versailles ! Begun by Louis XIII in 1623, the chateau began as a hunting lodge in brick and stone. It was enlarged into a royal palace by Louis XIV. The court of Versailles was the centre of political power in France from 1682, when Louis […]

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Our Parisian Adventure 6

Until now, I had never attempted to try my hand at street photography. There were several reasons for this, but the biggest one was my reluctance to fully commit to the experience. I believe what the greats  have said that the photographer best needs to be part of the scene, which means up close and […]

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Our Parisian Adventure 5

Creepy! That word best describes the experience of visiting the famous Parisian catacombs . The dark underworld  of the tunnels is sure to spur a restless night or two among those who visit! As one of the stories goes, the shallow mass graves, especially the largest cemetery in Paris, Les Innocents, eventually began to poison the […]

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