Category Archives: WWII

D-Day Plus Four

We’ve got so many grand ideas to keep track of, we’d all be nearly bursting if such vessels as our minds could be contained. If each of us could manage to remember just a little piece of our ambition and … Continue reading

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The Agreeable Man

Several years ago, I would visit my mother-in-law at a Massachusetts elder residence center. She lived on the memory care floor, which was for those with dementia, or other severe memory loss associated with age. The residents required constant looking … Continue reading

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Bringing Him Forward

Al would want me to order two ice cream cones. “Get one for me,” he’d say, so I would do that. I’ll buy two ice creams and give one to a friend. I don’t tell them it’s from my buddy. … Continue reading

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Perimeter

I want you back home. I want you to walk the perimeter of our town’s public park again, Glens Falls New York. Remember how it felt, to get out there in the early morning, when it was just the birds … Continue reading

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The Pivot and the Model Pictures

For the past two years, 2018 and 2019, I was voted Member of the Year for a popular diecast model collectors forum, Model Hangar III. I make model photographs on a nightly basis and show the other people on the … Continue reading

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New Pictures 2019, part 3

Below are four new pictures I made in April 2019. I used two sets, and models that I finished last year and the year before. BELOW: A Soviet ISU-152 drives through the ruins of Berlin, Spring 1945. BELOW:¬† A different … Continue reading

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New Pictures 2019, Part 2

I’ve made a few new model pictures since February 26th. I had a lot of fun setting the scenes, and completing the illusion. These are my 1/72 scale models, figures and sets. No model is repeated, although the first two … Continue reading

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New Pictures So Far This Year

Hi everyone, I usually save showing you my new model photographs for the end of the year. Let’s try something different. Here are my best new pictures from January and February 2019. Seven model photographs have made the cut. As … Continue reading

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Scale models I finished in 2018

This year I produced twenty-one¬†models in 1/72 scale. I found a creative outlet in repainting, detailing, and repairing tanks by ModelCollect, Zvezda, Panzerstahl, S-Model, Hobby Master, and DeAgostini. I developed a 4-step process for producing models with a pleasing finish. … Continue reading

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Model Dioramas 2017

Below are the dioramas I set in 2017. These pictures were made in the first 5 months of the year. After the month of May, I took a break to detail several tank models, and for the fall, I got … Continue reading

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