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Dateline: A Family Outing to Miami Beach, mid-1930’s "Paul’s Safari Into Miami’s History"

  “OH, LORD, It’s Those Dang Crocketts Again! Lookit! Even Miami Beach is not Safe Anymore!” Numerous generations have congregated for a lovely visit to the beach. R to L, starting with back row: Great-grandfather James (“Pap”) Crockett, of Humphreys … Continue reading

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Lost Cities

Road to Cocoanut Grove, 1910’s Stereopticon Image ALONG the way of one of our garage sale excursions a couple years ago, I had the pleasure of meeting noted Coconut Grove artist Carol Garvin at her wonderful home there. (Her work … Continue reading

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At Home at the Easel

  Backyard, the Mission     P. Crockett Painting is always a journey.  It had better be; this one’s been a couple of years in the birthing!  Yesterday was one of those glorious days when Miami’s winter is fresh, when the smothering … 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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“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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A Work in Progress Unfolds.

  By a Bay Now Called “Biscayne”   P. Crockett    AND speaking of works in progress, here is a shot of my current studio, as configured by Alan in his infinitely creative restless spirit: Finally, I wanted to thank Meredith … Continue reading

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