Miner's Pass

Miner's Pass
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Saturday, May 30, 2009

This is my Sunny. I lost her this week. We are sad. She was a delight. Unabashedly cheerful. She was always glad to see me. I got her from some people who no longer wanted her. I had acquired another cockateel from someone who could no longer care for the bird. I thought the best thing would be to find a companion for her. I have to say that "T-Bird" was slightly disappointed when I brought her Sunny. She wanted a boy bird. They never truly got along but tolerated each other. I built them an aviary they shared with two parakeets. It turns out Sunny loved the parakeets better than TBird. She and TBird would compete for my affection. They secretly liked each other just fine. We think Sunny had an accident and crashed into the wall. She was such an angel. We buried her under a baby box elder tree we planted today. I listened to "Free Bird" Lynyrd Skynyrd today in memory of her. I picture her being born (hatched) again as a free bird. Free to fly away in the sky.

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Salacious Morning
I donated this to the 7th Annual Wine and Arts Classic at the Arvada Center. It was presented at the auction table. I do believe some one walked away with it that night. They better be careful, it was still wet. 
The Nite Lite Vandals play this weekend at Glenns in Northglenn CO. May 23th from  4pm to 8pm. Come meet Sadie Vandal my twin.

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Here is Denver Cheetah. He is going to Stella's with Denver Lion. It's an acrylic on canvas 18" x 12". I want to do more Denver Zoo. The lion and the cheetah are going Wednesday morning May 13th

Monday, May 11, 2009

It seems like a ling time. I've been busy but finally I was able to get some work done. Especially with a couple of dead lines. Stella's coffee house changes art on May 13th. Some one bought my Peacock painting and a painting of an ostrich I did. I've been going to the zoo in Denver with my son and his kids. I take bazillian pictures when ever I'm there. So I started painting the locals at the zoo. The lion is so beautiful. It was like he posed for me. He's 11"x14" acrylic on canvas. I have to get back to work. There is a Cheetah I'm  trying to finish!