Tag Archives: Maurice Sendak

“THE Maurice Sendak?!!!”

On May 8th, 2012, my friend of 28 years Maurice Sendak died.  Only about 4 hours after his death and not wanting me to hear the news through the media, Lynn contacted me to tell me of his passing.  Every … Continue reading

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The Picture You Hold Of Yourself

On September 28, 1983 a previously unknown tale by Wilhelm Grimm was discovered!  The publishing house of Farrar, Straus and Giroux asked Maurice Sendak to illustrate this tale which would ultimately be published under the title, ”Dear Mili.”  It was … Continue reading

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Never Finding Enough

I became professionally involved in artwork on January 29th of 1989 when an editor-friend requested some artwork to go with an article that I had written for the American Hemerocallis Society.  One thing has lead to another over the years … Continue reading

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Thank-You For My Very First Blogger Award!

This weekend involved my monthly long-distance trip from Savannah to the small Mission I’m nurturing in Helena, Georgia on Saturday, as well as our own Sunday service here in Rincon.  On such weekends it isn’t until late Sunday evening before … Continue reading

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Truly Wealthy!

Those who are famous in the public sphere have a need for some kind of buffer between their public and private lives.  For Maurice Sendak that buffer was his answering machine.  Whenever I called the machine went through its little … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Maurice Sendak

Today’s blog is unlike any that I have done thus far in that it is a memorial to a good friend who I just found out this morning passed away last night: Maurice Sendak.  Maurice was one-of-a-kind.  He could be … Continue reading

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