Como Park spruce, 10″ x 14″, $100

People &  Places

This small winter scene is based on a photo of a solitary, snow laden spruce tree standing guard in St. Paul’s Como Park. I like the piece because it so accurately conveys the lonely feeling of an overcast winter day.

Contemplation, 11″ x 14″, private collection

Here I depict my daughter and one year-old granddaughter on a visit to Canterbury Downs.



Then here is that same granddaughter as a meditative six year-old at a family wedding.

Blowin bubbles, 12″ x 16″ —NFS

Pool girls, 12″ x 16″–NFS

Jamtlands SE dress, 11″ x 14″, $100

In this pastel a seven year-old granddaughter displays her prowess with a bubble pipe.



My daughter Jane and her 4 year-old daughter enjoying a dip in the pool.




Lillian, a Swedish family connection, models the native dress of Jamtland, SE, from where one set of ancestors emigrated in the 1850s.