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The morning sun up full and strong – a robin in the poplar tree just outside the window...

I walk out Sycamore, then Clinton and then Eagle – studying snow effects...

A.M. puttering to the studio, arranging my notes for the oil I am working on into some sort of order...

A bitterly cold day, with a strong south west wind and occasional flurries of snow. P.M. To harbor. Cold almost unendurable - the wind off the lake was like ice.

The first warm dusty day that has swept out of the Southwest; the sun in the morning had the peculiar gold effect that comes only in the early spring; and at evening there is the surprise of Maple trees in bloom. 

When I awoke (about 7:00) I saw that the creek was flush* with the “island” and full of small chunks of ice — moving at a tempestuous rate — The sun was shining, and the sky a clear blue, with only a few scattered clouds — A strong southwest wind...

Letter from Theodore Noehren who, with Maddie, is spending six months in Finland as an exchange professor on a Fulbright Grant. He said Finland was all they had hoped for. He was all “steamed up” on the idea of a show of my work in Finland. He had already talked about it with somebody connected with the university there. While I have never aspired to be a world artist, I have nevertheless thought I would like to have my work shown in the Scandinavian countries.

A blizzard that rages all day, the snow wet and heavy. Building “laboratory” for Art’s chemical experiments.

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