The other side of the family

Bittersweet features another grandfather, my mother’s father. Richard Haley is on the right and Roger Billings is on the left. They were friends growing up. Grandpa Richard was a farmer and stockman northwest of Delphos his entire life. His friend Roger, was part of a family that owned the Bank in Delphos. Roger, served inContinue reading “The other side of the family”

Put a dog in it

I’ve used dogs as subject matter in many of my illustrations. It wasn’t a deliberate decision, I just noticed that they were showing up frequently. Growing up in rural Kansas, on a farm, dogs were just natural companions. They kept things under control with all the wildlife that came out at night. We raised sheepContinue reading “Put a dog in it”