Ben and the Dragon (upcoming book excerpt)

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I am illustrating this book, it’s gonna be a great one!

One and Only Observer

This is from a book I wrote for my youngest son, Benjamin, for Christmas last year.  Since then, I’ve been polishing it and getting it into printable form–between house renovating and the myriad of surprises that life brings daily, weekly, etc.  

Andrée, my artist wife, is working on the illustrations.  Hopefully, this book will be a solid reality within the next month. -DW

Uh oh…

Ben slowly turned back to the water. The shadow was closer now. He looked at the cloudless sky. The boy was standing where the grass came up to the water. There were no overhanging trees here; only a “No Swimming” sign stood nearby. The strange shadow drifted closer. His hoped-for guess dissolved; it couldn’t be the sign’s shadow.

The sun sparkled from a multitude of places within the darkness. On the surface of the water, and without substance, it didn’t look like oil or…

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THE QUEEN (AC19)

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WALKING TREES (AC22)

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TWO MOTHERS – SAME REALITY (AC27)

I painted this charcoal/acrylic piece for an exhibit in Wheeling WV.

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STEAMY COFFEE (AC28)

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HE STOLE MY HEART (AC29)

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LOVE THE SUN (AC34)

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MESMERIZED BY HER DRESS (AC 35)

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WHALE SPOUT (AC 36)