Wildwood Sketch Pad

“The beach is a place where a man can feel He’s the only soul in the world that’s real.”  – Pete Townshend I spent last week on the beach in Wildwood, NJ, a place I’ve gone for vacation since before I can remember. Even more than the beauty and fun of a week at theContinue reading “Wildwood Sketch Pad”

West Point Sketchbook

This is a really short sketchbook because it only has one sketch. I wasn’t in West Point, Orange County, NY, USA, Earth, Solar System, Milky Way for very long but I defy anyone to set foot on the campus of the United States Military Academy there and not come away impressed. This guy, and someContinue reading “West Point Sketchbook”

Catskill Sketchbook #2

You can take the man out of the Catskills but you can’t take the Catskills out of the man. Or something like that. Lately, you can’t even take the man out of the Catskills. I spent four nights last week in the town of Phoenicia and it turns out like a cheesy horror movie whereContinue reading “Catskill Sketchbook #2”

Catskill Sketchbook

Bell on the deck The Catskill Mountains are a magic place. Washington Irving’s famous tale Rip Van Winkle begins this way: “Whoever has made a voyage up the Hudson must remember the Catskill Mountains. They are a dismembered branch of the great Appalachian family, and are seen away to the west of the river, swellingContinue reading “Catskill Sketchbook”