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About grom1012

I am retired and stay quite active. I am a docent at our local art museum and I take classes from a local university. I enjoy gardening, spending time with my model railroad, and reading. I also enjoy traveling. I am married and have three children, four grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. We also have an eight-year old spoiled Schnauzer who thinks he is in charge of our home - and he probably is.

Eine Zusammenfassung des Film “Bella Marta”

Der Film, Bella Marta, handelt von einer Frau und ihren Probleme. Die Hauptfiguren sind Marta, Mario, und Lina. Martina Gedeck spielt die Rolle von Marta; Maxine Foerste spielt die Rolle von Lina; und Sergio Castellitto spielt die Rolle von Mario. … Continue reading

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Classes

My New Year’s Resolution was to write on my blog twice a week. That never materialized. I haven’t written on this since the 17th of January. I meant to, but just never got around to it. I do have things … Continue reading

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Start of a new week

My New Year’s Resolution was to write on my blog twice a week.  We are only half way through January and already I have not done it.  My classes at Ambrose start this week and perhaps that will keep me … Continue reading

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The Virginia Collection

In 2001 from March through November Janet and I worked at Skyland, a resort in the Shenandoah National Park.  While there we had lots of time to explore the Park, walk the Appalachian Trail, and explore Virginia.  We took lots … Continue reading

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Final Project

For our final project in the printmaking class, we had to create an artist’s book.  We could choose the subject and also the method.  I decided to create a book about our Schnauzer, Gromit, and use the reduction linocut method.  … Continue reading

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Busy Day

Yesterday was an extremely busy day, but also very interesting and productive. First I talked with the instructor for the Computer in Art class and she gave me permission to enroll in the class. She was very nice, and I … Continue reading

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Art on Display

I currently have two of my art works on display. One is an intaglio print at the Rogalski Center at St. Ambrose University and the other is an artists book at the Figge Art Museum. The print was made by … Continue reading

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