Bluefish Cove

Living Between the Lines

Writing ~ The Audience

Alfred North Whitehead wrote: “A writer really writes for an audience of about ten persons. Of course, if others like it, that is clear gain. But if those ten are satisfied, he is content.” I have my group of ten people who like what I write. That’s good. However, I wrote How to Crochet DuringContinue reading “Writing ~ The Audience”

Voting Rubric

Voting Rubric “Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people.” John Adams I created this rubric several years ago based on the Preamble of the Constitution of the United States and the Ten Commandments of the Bible. I choose the candidate that, based on their education, experience, and expertise, is most ableContinue reading “Voting Rubric”

Teapot in a Tempest

“Blue Teapot” ~ March 2019 Acrylic Painting Class ~ First Lesson The instructor gave us a copy of this painting and said this is what we were going to paint today. ME (to myself): Wait, what? Aren’t we going to start with something simple, like stick figures? I can do stick figures. Me and stickContinue reading “Teapot in a Tempest”

Painting of My Nephew

I painted this for my brother as a birthday gift. Even though my nephew, Michael, is the model, it could just as well be my brother – they are so much alike in appearance and temperament. They are both avid hunters and fishermen. Both are really nice guys. Both love their dogs. Both play theContinue reading “Painting of My Nephew”

Painting of Cambria Coast

This painting was going to feature a pine tree. However, after sitting with it for a while, I saw that it needed a butterfly. The butterfly was okay with hanging around Cambria; it subscribed to the Oscar Wilde theory: “Life is too important to be taken seriously.”


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