From My Sketchbook – Rhymes and Doodles

Her pretty profile,

Made sketching worthwhile.

I studied her classic style,

Intently from across the aisle.

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Because Some of the Best Things in Life are NOT Free…

However, my cartoons are very reasonably priced.  Not only can you purchase greeting card and print versions here, but you can also license my work for your presentation, newsletter or other project.  For more information on licensing my work, please click here.

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Friday’s Thought – On Romance

“Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.”

(Carolyn Gold Heilbrun)

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My Favorite Things – Springtime in Central Park

Spring comes without fail every year, yet I still find myself always amazed when the trees burst into flower and Central Park becomes a riot of colors.

Even though the skies were grey yesterday, here’s what I saw when I took my afternoon stroll  in the park…

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From My Sketchbook – Rhymes and Doodles

 

I coveted her curls,

(Since mine are tangled swirls.)

They framed a face,

That exhibited quite some grace.

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A Saturday Funny

Proof that sometimes size DOES matter…(This cartoon is now available as a greeting card in my shop at Etsy.)

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My Favorite Things – The Chrysler Building

Completed in 193o, the Chrysler building is considered a leading example of Art Deco architecture.  The terraced steel crown makes this landmark a true gem in Manhattan’s skyline, and I never tire of photographing it.

Here are just a few of the photographs I’ve taken of this magnificent building…

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