Art With a Story

<strong>Fresh Dice</strong><br>
It was arguably  the worst environment for the talented sous chef to work every single night.  Don’t misunderstand,  Mario Batali’s B&B restaurant was one of the  highest rated ….

Fresh Dice

It was arguably the worst environment for the talented sous chef to work every single night. Don’t misunderstand, Mario Batali’s B&B restaurant was one of the highest rated ….

<strong>Barbed Balloons</strong><br>
From the  very first day at the Ringling Brothers Clown College, Michael Creighton was something of a misfit.  For one  thing, unlike the vast majority of goofy, immature show-offs in class, Michael was already an introspective college graduate.

Barbed Balloons

From the very first day at the Ringling Brothers Clown College, Michael Creighton was something of a misfit. For one thing, unlike the vast majority of goofy, immature show-offs in class, Michael was already an introspective college graduate.

<strong>See As You Have Never Seen</strong><br>
Being a blind beggar in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico has it’s advantages—a sunny climate, year round, the nicest people in the world (not that I’ve seen many of them)….

See As You Have Never Seen

Being a blind beggar in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico has it’s advantages—a sunny climate, year round, the nicest people in the world (not that I’ve seen many of them)….

<strong>Family Dodge</strong><br>
The vehicle had never been driven since Ellie’s husband Albert passed away thirty-two years ago.   Even then, the Dodge was a very old car… <a href="http://johnnieman.com/art-with-a-story/family-dodge-reading/">Click here to hear the story.</a>

Family Dodge

The vehicle had never been driven since Ellie’s husband Albert passed away thirty-two years ago. Even then, the Dodge was a very old car… Click here to hear the story.

<strong>The Master of Overkill</strong><br>
In all his years of Hollywood moviemaking, James Rozaanski was never known for his subtlety.  In the 80’s, he redefined car chase scenes…

The Master of Overkill

In all his years of Hollywood moviemaking, James Rozaanski was never known for his subtlety. In the 80’s, he redefined car chase scenes…

<strong>Flower Power</strong><br>
Her last name was Bloom.  Her first name was Flora.  And ever since  she  was a little girl in the  1970’s,  everyone asked if she  was the original flower child.

Flower Power

Her last name was Bloom. Her first name was Flora. And ever since she was a little girl in the 1970’s, everyone asked if she was the original flower child.

<strong>One Bad Apple a Day</strong><br>
“According to doctors, one bad apple a day  spoils the whole cart,” Ed Martel confidently stated. <br/>
“No,” his wife sighed.<br/>
“More than one apple a day? “

One Bad Apple a Day

“According to doctors, one bad apple a day spoils the whole cart,” Ed Martel confidently stated.
“No,” his wife sighed.
“More than one apple a day?”

<strong>The Summer League</strong><br>
Joining a bowling team with a bunch of goobers in watermelon country was something Raymaond Stanzak never envisioned for himself…

The Summer League

Joining a bowling team with a bunch of goobers in watermelon country was something Raymaond Stanzak never envisioned for himself…

<strong>Newport, 12:01 p.m.</strong><br>
There are two things that 87-year old Letitia Morganthal had always requested of her staff in Newport, Rhode Island.

Newport, 12:01 p.m.

There are two things that 87-year old Letitia Morganthal had always requested of her staff in Newport, Rhode Island.

<strong>Lets Get Wet</strong><br>
Perhaps at an early age, we learn the seductive allure and spontaneous thrill of  water. It happens every time we dive into a less-than-warm swimming pool…

Lets Get Wet

Perhaps at an early age, we learn the seductive allure and spontaneous thrill of water. It happens every time we dive into a less-than-warm swimming pool…

<strong>The Affliction of Fine Art</strong><br>
“Of all the damn diseases to contract, why this one?”  Michael Barrington screamed towards the heavens, but heard no response.  The diagnosis of Parkinson’s….

The Affliction of Fine Art

“Of all the damn diseases to contract, why this one?” Michael Barrington screamed towards the heavens, but heard no response. The diagnosis of Parkinson’s….