All posts tagged “folk art

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Feels Like Spring

Everytime I walk down our stairs, I see this metal artwork by David Butler which hangs in our home, and it makes me think of days like today. The sky is clear, the sun is bright and the temperature has continued to warm. Sure, it’s… Read More

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Our lumberjack whirligig suffered the ravages of winter and is down for repair. Fortunately, we have a back-up. I gave the fisherman a tune-up today to get him working well and installed him up front on the pole.

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Mr. Eddy

Eddy Mumma was born in Milton Ohio in 1908 and passed in Gainesville Florida in 1986. He took a painting class at age 60 at the suggestion of his daughter, but abandoned the class, unimpressed by the instructor’s criticism. Mumma, or Mr. Eddy, as he… Read More

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Bluegrass Boys

Shields Landon “S.L.” Jones (1901-1997) was from West Virginia. He worked for the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad for 45 years. After the death of his wife in 1967, he took up whittling figures and drawing as a hobby in his retirement. He also played the… Read More