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Vintage Monopoly Race Car
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When we were kids, growing up in Algonac, Michigan, we’d actually play Monopoly instead of watching the family’s 19-inch, black and white TV that got three main channels, abc, CBS, and NBC, plus UHF channel 50. Those were are TV...
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Hubley Cap Gun
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If we weren’t looking for pop bottles, we were probably playing Cowboys and Indians. This was my Hubley cap pistol. I must have had it from the time I was 6 until I was 8. I remember my Dad taking...
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Wilson T2000 Tennis Racquet
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The first varsity letter I won was playing tennis. Well, actually, I was on the tennis team and played enough to be given a letter. My favorite tennis racquet was the Wilson T2000 with oil-filled nylon strings. It was the...
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Imperial Fishing Knife
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If you were a boy growing up on the St. Clair River in Algonac, Michigan, there was a good chance you got hockey gear for Christmas and fishing stuff for your birthday. My parents gave me this fishing knife when...
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Model No.1 “Paper Cuts”
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I was fascinated by the work of Patrick Nagel and Dennis Muki when I was a student at ArtCenter College of Design. I think it was about my 5th term when I started dating this beautiful, talented illustrator I'd met...
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Model No.3 “Paper Cuts”
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When I was just out of ArtCenter College of Design, I was fascinated by the work of Patrick Nagel and Dennis Muki. I couldn't afford any of their art, but I loved the sophistication of design, the flat colors, and...
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Bakelite Fountain Pen
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My Dad worked for 20+ years at Willey Sign company in Mt Clemens, Michigan before leaving to go to work with my Mom in her cookbook business. As the head purchasing agent at Willey’s, my Dad would get all kinds...
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Mighty Mouse Paddle
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As a kid, growing up on the St. Clair River running through the little town of Algonac, Michigan, we didn't have a lot of games we'd plug in or that ran on batteries. Our games tended to run on our...
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Dad’s Vintage Wooden Top
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I grew up in Algonac, Michigan and for this past year, my art has been inspired by memories from my childhood. I call that work “Happy Art” because of how it makes me and others feel. This triptych series shares...
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Epiphone Casino Sunburst Guitar
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This drawing is one of my bigger pieces at 36" x 72". It's of my beautiful, Epiphone Casino Sunburst electric guitar that I bought at Guitar Center up on Sunset Blvd. in Hollywood about a year after Lynn and I...
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