Monthly Archives: August 2010

Banana Still Life, Kabul, Afghanistan

I bought some local bananas and peaches and did what any self-respecting artist would do…made a still life. The kiwi is from the cafeteria, imported for our dining pleasure from elsewhere.

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Exit Rope, Somewhere over Afghanistan

On this last trip, I collected yet another new aircraft, a Russian-made Antonov AN-26 (as if the exit sign weren't enough of a clue as to the plane's origin). It was a decent, if noisy plane, twin prop with wings … Continue reading

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Press Officer Still Life, Kandahar, Afghanistan

My friend Mireille (I'll tell you how to pronounce it later, give you a chance to work through it) and I were stuck at the military base at the Kandahar Airport. We got bumped from what would have been an … Continue reading

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Dust in the Sky, Pigeon Hills, PA, USA

The 358/360 class sprint cars whip around the dirt track and throw a cloud of dust a good 40-50 feet into air. It swirls and spins into vortices caused by the speed of their passage. As you feel the dust … Continue reading

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Racing, Pigeon Hills, PA, USA

Abstract Americana. A hot summer night, cars ripping around a 3/8 mile circle, kicking up the dust, making a racket almost as loud as a metal concert. I love auto racing. The environmentalist half of my psyche is offended by … Continue reading

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