Music has always been my first calling, but the visual beauty of the Big Island has inspired a new passion for photography. My intent is to free some of the awesome wonder around us and release it for others to see. A singer/songwriter originally from Camp Minocqua in northern Wisconsin, I have been a Hiking Minstrel and a Riverkin… currently adopted by an amazing Hawaiian family. Once I painted shirts; now I paint dreams.

For a photo-journal of my present surroundings, please visit

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Aloha & best wishes to all. No end of singing…

  • Age: 70
  • Joined: February 2010


Wordsmiths & Artists

Mahalo is the Hawaiian word for Thank You / & I want to thank you all again / for the inspiration, creativity, encouragement/ / Beauty is in your eyes & hearts! / In the wake of technical & financial challenges / I may have slowed my contributions & comments / yet I intend to come back stronger than ever / before you forget who i am.. / Thanks especially to those who have bought c…
Posted over 7 years – 9 comments

Thank You Unknown Buyer!

A barrier is crossed / A new career begun / Thanks be to the red bubble / for making it all so much fun! / (zen lily pads) / i am honored that this would be first / as in a sense it is closest to my heart / Thank you all my friends / and thank you again & again
Posted almost 8 years – 4 comments

Small World, Big Island

Been away for awhile / Family reunion in Northern Wisconsin / Great gatherings, like a visit to the Peaceful Waters of Heaven / Yet it’s good being back in our Island Paradise / Hundreds of pictures to sort out / Finally ready to post again / Thank you friends all over the globe / For your contact & inspiration / Tried to capture some fireflies, to no avail / So i bring you a blueberry…
Posted over 8 years – 1 comments

spring 2010

Haven’t exactly kept up with my journal, now have I? / (It’s way to much fun meeting new friends & seeing their visions to stop & write about it) / but i have a long overdue statement of gratitude: / Thank You to RedBubble, not only am i stoked for all the contacts & feedback, but also for the great quality of the cards I ordered, right down to the packaging, everything wa…
Posted over 8 years – 2 comments
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