Monthly Archives: May 2012

FIVE DAYS TO NEW YORK CITY

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Pictures, Pictures, Pictures

I don’t have a lot of pictures left that haven’t already been posted. Here’s my work table in Bearsville.  The colors on the palette are black, white and raw umber – the only colors used in the paintings.  The brush … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

A few weeks ago in Texas, a woman told me a survivor story similar to the one I had heard (and blogged about) in Florida last November.  Her father-in-law worked on the 70-something floor of the North Tower and started … Continue reading

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Adding Names

For the last week the NFFF and I have been working to update the wall for New York. The non-painting side of the exhibit wall is filled almost end to end with the names of all the firefighters on the … Continue reading

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Need Volunteers to help in New York City

We’re still looking for volunteers to help with the exhibit in NYC.  Shifts will be 6 hours only (8AM – 2PM or 2PM – 8PM), and your only task will be to talk and listen to people.  Answer questions, listen … Continue reading

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Time-Lapse installation of BETTER ANGELS in Rayburn House Office Building

In less than two weeks now, we’ll be setting up Better Angels in NEW YORK CITY!!!  That will be the last time the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and I will construct the big display wall where we show the paintings. … Continue reading

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NEW YORK CITY !!!

BETTER ANGELS will be presented in New York City for FIVE days only Monday June 4 through Friday June 8, from 8AM to 8PM.  The exhibit will be at 2 World Financial Center, 220 Liberty Street (@ West Street). We … Continue reading

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Military Firefighter Heritage Memorial

The memorial ceremony this year was held in the blazing afternoon sun. Then I rode in my first fire truck back to the base for the Bar-be-que.

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Norma Brown

Major General Norma Brown entered the Air Force in 1951 and worked her way up through the ranks to become Wing Commander at Goodfellow Air Force Base.  At every step, she broke ground for women in the Air Force.  This … Continue reading

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Military Firefighters Training

Early Wednesday morning Billy Hinton from the NFFF and I received a tour of the training facility at Goodfellow Air Force Base from our host, Mike Robertson.  This is where the military trains all its firefighters: Air Force, Army, Marine … Continue reading

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