Phase Two Begins Now





At 12:12 pm, the boat filled with my friends pulled away, and my second round of plein air painting on this island in the Texas Laguna Madre now begins. I have been given another week, and as the boat pulled into the open waters this morning and throttled us toward my destination, I felt tears of warmth and gratitude for this second opportunity. The quiet here as I now write this is beyond description.

I’ll post more information as the paintings happen . . . Thanks for reading.


5 Responses to “Phase Two Begins Now”

  1. Brien Nicolau Says:

    Welcome back David!

    I would propose that art/poetry/music and other things in life would be an appropriate fit…

    “We don’t read and write poetry because it’s cute.

    We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race.

    And the human race is filled with passion.

    Medicine, law, business, engineering, these are all noble pursuits,

    and necessary to sustain life.

    But poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay alive for.

    To quote from Whitman: “O me, o life of the questions of these recurring, of the endless trains of the faithless, of cities filled with the foolish. What good amid these, o me, o life?

    Answer: That you are here. That life exists, and identity.

    That the powerful play goes on, and you may contribute a verse.

    That the powerful play goes on and you may contribute a verse.

    What will your verse be?”

    -Professor Keating in “Dead Poets Society” as played by Robin Williams, (1989)


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