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the sound is cold & lonely but the telegraph harp!  That sounds is not of the earth, it comes from a far off, out of the infinity of sky –

 …Varied activities in the studio, the most important of which is the remounting and enlarging of the “Sun Dogs” picture begun a year ago – 

A sunny windy day- leaves fluttering over Cottrells’ lawn. At one, I dressed and we went to the South-gate Plaza. Lunch at “Your Host”, after which B did some food shopping while I waited...

Little Valley a charming village – while we were eating – the sky had become overcast with a thick veil of cloud mist, which turned the sun to a dim glow.

Out to the “Big Woods” painting – A cool cloudy day with only rare intervals of sunshine – Still a lot of “color” in the woods. My theme – the last yellow leaves fluttering down...

Another fine day – The cox – combs are still in all their glory, as are the chrysanthemums. 

But as we proceeded northward...patches of sunlight seemingly torn by the wind, flow across the barren landscape with a startling effect that was indescribably beautiful.

A water-color (16 x 48) of the transition of Fall to Winter. – Which I have been dreaming about ever since the Art School Days...

"...A cold drizzly day – later the drizzle became outright rain. – a sketch of the clouds, with the feeling of black winter north looking in the distance..."

Day opens cloudy and grey with a wind from the south.  By noon, as I go to lunch a fine drizzle falling blown by the wind like snow...

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