Monday, October 4, 2010


"Daffodils In The Woods" 12"x 9" Oil on Canvas Board. c. 2010.
This was the last painting I was working on before starting work for the Census. Now that it is finished I thought I would share it with you.

As most of you know by now I just updated my Facebook site which languished for many months because I didn't think I had time to mess with it. Guess what? I was right! I've spent the last couple of days (not ALL day) trying to get it set up the way I want it. I must have taken a dumb pill before starting because I feel like I did when I was first introduced to computers. Everything was Greek to me then and this is the same now. Eventually I suppose I'll "get it" but for now........OK so I'm stupid or maybe too old, eh?

At this very moment it's raining. I like the rain. I like to sleep in the rain. Heck, I just like to sleep. One thing about the rain however is that I'm on a Hughes Internet satellite dish and there is a red type on the bottom of my screen telling me I've lost my connection. It just left. Whew! You almost didn't get my next thought. Yes I do have those.

I am quite pleased with the initial sales of my display panel making E-Manual which I have been marketing for only $29.00. People are delighted to be able to save over $100 on each panel they make. So far my activity has been limited to eBay but I'm trying to expand my reach which was one reason for my facebook site. My handle on eBay is Ernie$$$ if you'd like to check it out.

"River Orange" 8"x 12" Oil on canvas board.
c. 2010

This is a painting I just finished before coming to Montana last week. I guess I kinda like orange because I seem to use it a lot lately. This was inspired by a photo but I changed the colors to guess what - orange.

My next series will be smaller 6"x 8" inch paintings which can be either hung on a wall or set up on a desk or mantle. I call them "Personal Miniatures" and I'm anxious to see how they will be received by my collectors. You aren't a collector yet? Don't feel bad. Not everyone is a collector of mine, though I wish they were.

Gotta go! Here is my quote for the day: "The best time to give advice to your children is
while they're still young enough to believe you know what you're talking about." by Evan Esar

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