Welcome to my CAPTAIN'S LOG home page.
As one of my CYBERCREW MEMBERS, I hope
you enjoy your visits to my studio,
trips on the river, and, through my
work, a voyage in America along the Inland Waterways: The Highways
of Our Heritage.
The River Rover, river dog Petie, and
November 4, 2010
I'm about to finish a new painting.
The work is entitled "The SPRAGUE"
The work is a commissioned painting
for AEP, Rivers Operations, headquarters
in Chesterfield, MO.
"Sprague" was the largest
towboat ever built. She had the largest paddle wheel even built
steamboat, 40ft in diameter and had
the record for the largest tow ever pushed till after WWII.
Please note that we have a new politician
in Washington, Missouri.
Yes, my wife Sandy is the new Mayor
of the City of Washington.
I am very proud of her. She will do
well. You can also say that you
know at least one honest politician.
Also, she is the first female Mayor in
The above photo is compliments of:
Washington Missourian Newspaper
November 5, 2010
It is quitting time on Friday. I started
laying in the under painting for the smoke.
Finishing the smoke with give the boat
a much more 3D effect. Have a great weekend.
November 11, 2010
Time to start the winterizing process
on the Studio Boat River Rover, see boat photo above. The RR
has a nice roomy area to work on the
engines...never buy a boat if the motors are hard to get at....
a little oil change before I start
to pour in the anti-freeze. It is very sad to see winter come.
wait for spring. By the way, Petie
and I had a wonderful most beautiful fall aboard this year.
Just another beautiful day on the river.
November 17, 2010
I have run into a small problem in
the studio. The work on the Sprague is on hold for a few days.
The Weber Brothers are replacing the
windows in my studio. I thought that I would be able to continue
However, that doesn't look like it
will be possible. This would be a good day to be on the river.
The Weber Brothers are doing a great
job. I'll be back at the easel in a couple of days.
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