introduction

On April 9, 2006, the world lost a complicated man.
My dad was difficult, cranky and opinionated.
He was also kind, compassionate and fun.
He was 58 years old when he died. I was 34.

Anyone who knew him, or even just met him, knows that he was a man of many words.
Boy, could he talk.
He loved telling stories. Tall ones, short ones, meaningful ones, funny ones.

He told his stories in many mediums. He talked, drew, and wrote.
He wrote his radio show scripts out long-hand, wrote poems, books, and many letters.
His pastels and watercolors were often emotional, always personal, and usually beautiful.
I have a triptych of his pastels of “Spring”, “Summer”, “Winter” hanging in my home.

This website is a showcase for his work.
There is his “Little Book of Bonsai” which I am working on publishing, transcripts of his popular radio show “Connections” which is now also a book, scans of letters he wrote to me when I was little complete with watercolor and pen drawings, and a small collection of his poetry.

Making this website has been a labor of love. It has helped me come to terms with his death, and made me able to remember him with fondness instead of sadness.
I hope you enjoy perusing this site as much as I have enjoyed creating it.

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