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Quiet Time

Morning sun hangs low in the sky. Thanksgiving Day the park is almost empty. Almost.  

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Simple

Learning to make simple statements from busy scenes, about 20 minutes each.

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The Economy

More and more tent camps visible around the city.

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Playgrounds

Playgrounds close up and in the distance.

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Progress

At a freeway offramp, a man asking for spare change flags himself with balloons. The local library branch was recently remodeled. It has self-checkout with OCR readers, laptops to lend for in-library use, and I just noticed usb outlets in … Continue reading

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Library

This started as a sketch of two old men sitting on a bench in front of the library on an overcast day. Two police SUVs pulled up in front of the library, blocking my view, and when they left a … Continue reading

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Basketball Court

The basketball court in the park is actually a single hoop in an open area near the swimming pool, flanked by grassy hills, lawns and picnic benches.

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Jogger

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The Afterlife of Trees

The big oak is not the first tree in Dimond Park that has had to be cut down. A giant stump next to the utility building memorializes another old oak. The peeling sign reads “Please respect this educational display of … Continue reading

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Tents and Trees

I drew this scene once before, the Here There sign sculpture on the Berkeley Oakland border. At that time it was just big letters on a lawn facing a busy intersection. Now a homeless camp sits among the letters.   … Continue reading

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