Monday, March 26, 2018

I'm Back!

"Semper Fi"
Acrylic 12"x16" Canvas

I am happy to report I am back.  So sorry not to be blogging for just about a year.  I had some serious health issues that I am thrilled to say, after surgery, I am much better and moving forward.  I am on Facebook and have posted a few paintings.  If you wish friend me at "Michael East Boston." I am hoping to do more work soon and return to active blogging. Hope all are well.

It has been such a long time I am not sure if I have already posted this image.  Painting I finished recently to honor my brother's passing. It is of his backyard in Hull, Massachusetts. I recently gave it to his wife at the memorial service to commemorate the first anniversary of his death. He loved being a Marine.  Semper Fi Sgt. James Perchard USMC






10 comments:

  1. Bonjour cher ami,

    Je suis très heureuse d'apprendre que vous nous revenez après une période difficile. J'espère que vous allez mieux et que cette chirurgie ne sera plus qu'un mauvais souvenir.

    C'est une très belle oeuvre et un hommage émouvant à votre frère. Son épouse peut être fière de recevoir un tel présent.
    J'aime la lumière qui illumine cette peinture.

    Gros bisous 🎀

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    1. Merci beaucoup Martine! Thank you so much. Nice to be back and hear from you. Best wishes. Michael

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  2. I have been thinking of you Michael!!!! I'm SO glad you're back ...you sound strong, my friend.... I love this painting you did...the light is wonderful and of course, the flags are absolutely beautiful. I'm so happy you're feeling better (you were missed!!)

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    1. Hello Hilda! So happy to hear from you and be back. I am doing very well lately. Nice to be missed. Sorry so long in responding. Soon checking everyone's blogs!
      Michael

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  3. Hi Michael, great to see you back again! This painting is beautiful, I can feel the breeze coming in off the ocean and feel the lovely sunshine.
    I'm sure your sister-in-law loved being presented with such a beautiful piece of art.
    So glad that your health is so much better now.
    Your Aussie art buddy (albeit a fairly inactive one these days - artwise that is!:))

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    1. Hi Mate! Always happy to hear from you Wendy! Been trying to paint more and even finish some! Thanks for so much! Keep moving forward buddy!
      Michael

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  4. Welcome back! Great to see you back actively blogging. Glad to hear your health has improved. Will be checking with you here and on FB.

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    1. Hi Joan! Thank you Joan! Trying so hard to publish more and to follow other people's blogs. Maybe FB is making me lazy! Health is moving forward. See you on FB!
      Michael

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  5. 🎶Welcome Back Kotter! ; ) Welcome Back🎶 Welcome Back🎶 Welcome Back 🎶
    So nice to see you back Michael! Missed ya art buddy!
    I have checked in every so often and wondered. Thought maybe you abandoned blogging for FB?
    Happy to hear you are on the mend, didn't know you were having health issues.
    Sorry about your brother too but I do love the painting in his honor. Stoic like our Marine Corp. Love our marines, army, navy and all they do for us.
    Keep painting...

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    1. Hi David! So very sorry late with this reply. Thank you for your very kind words. I miss you also buddy. I so miss my active blogging days. I am on FB. Not posting much. Tired. Doing some painting but not "finishing" many. Lately painting very loose oceanic cosmos type images? Fun! I am glad you liked that painting. My brother loved the Marines. He taught me, his hippy type brother so much! Especially to see the many sides of any issue. I am doing much better after surgery. Are you on facebook David? If so please friend me. "Michael East Boston" Take care my southwest coast ocean loving true grit wonderful artist art buddy! Paint on Michael!

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