Whale of Boat

I made this drawing while on a ferry that was circling around the Morgan as she was on one of her first trial runs after being restored. The last wooden whaling ship in the U.S. is really a big deal in New England. And for the whole world too! Her 38th voyage will be dedicated […]

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At home

I had the honor of traveling alongside the Charles W. Morgan last week as she made a test run with full rigging and sails. What a difference to when she was on dry dock being restored. She certainly looked at home even if she was just off shore. Looking forward to the next leg of […]

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Mystic Town

Here is a drawing with watercolor of the Morgan, the crane and the town of Mystic behind it. The history of this town is incredible. This scene is after the heavy mast was erected onto the ship, when the crane was dropping cement weights into the hull as ballast. To see more of my reportage […]

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simple pleasures 2

As promised, a drawing of what I actually saw in Aruba. My favorite sight of all was my boy playing in the sand. He used bits of coral for knights, a shell for a princess, and a dried up coconut for a dragon in the most rudimentary, lovely sand castle those two little hands could […]

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simple pleasures

Is that all? Is that all you think you’ll see in Aruba? Yes. In fact, that’s all I need to see. The horizon line. Anything more will be icing on a most lovely cake of sweet sweet relaxation!! –That’s the conversation I had with myself after I made this simple simple drawing before leaving for […]

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