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For Katy, with Love

For my friend Katy Raits.  Current Park Ranger & accomplished “translator” of the Everglades in any number of Human languages.    Proud grandmother.  Timeless Sojourner of the Spirit.  Wife and Soul mate to my bud Eric.  A true blue blessing to … Continue reading

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Blessed are the Myth-Makers: The Marvel Comics Bullpen, Snapshots in Time.

                                                                          Illustration P. Crockett QUITE unexpectedly, I have fallen back in love as an adult with the comic books I so loved long ago and far away, as a boy of 12-13. Exactly how or why I honestly cannot … Continue reading

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Coconut Palm Lullaby: First Painting of 2012

Around age nine, while walking through the countryside, he saw a tree filled with angels.               –On William Blake, http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/116 LAST NIGHT, in a single sitting, my first painting of 2012 was born on wooden board.  So my personal “New … Continue reading

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First, Some Art.

  WHY not start with art?  I’m still refining this technological boondoggle, but click on the image below and you’ll be led… somewhere!  I’m still working on this one…so please pardon my existential dust  : ) Palm Song, Nocturne    P. … Continue reading

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Moon Rising, Miami Evening

 

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Capturing History, Before It’s Gone.

Cocoanut Grove, 1880’s Return to Wainwright (Park) __P. Crockett SOME of my greatest adventures happen when I venture outside into the world armed with my easel, palette, and paintbrush. Several years back I came across this wonderful wreck of an … Continue reading

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“By a Bay Now Called ‘Biscayne'”: a Painting Progresses.

By a Bay Now Called “Biscayne”  ___P. Crockett ONCE again revisiting the site of the Devil’s Punch Bowl freshwater spring along the shores of Biscayne Bay, this time with the benefit of a little time travel, and imagination.  Here you … Continue reading

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My Nephew Jackson, on Gay Marriage.

  My sister Lisa’s family: Jackson Paul Hampton Cole sits between Mom and Dad Casey.  Daniel Crockett Cole on far L. A COUPLE OF WEEKS back I called my sister Lisa, who’s made her home in Arlington, TX, trying to … Continue reading

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The Prayer of Horses: A True Story

  A BIRD perched that day within the thick green canopy of the great old trees draped in Spanish moss, peering downward, might have witnessed an unusual gathering far below. All of the horses were there, as usual, but today … Continue reading

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The Latest, As of this Moment.

ONE sitting down  to paint should have an idea of what he is going to do, but only a vague idea.                                                                                 —Pablo Picasso By a Bay Now Called “Biscayne”  ___P. Crockett IT feels like I do some of my … Continue reading

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