Carlsbad, CA

In 1986, my wife, two young sons, and fledgling publishing company moved to the coastal community of Carlsbad, CA. We bought a house and expected to stay for one year, by which time I hoped to find a job somewhere and relocate again. Our first book, Bulimia: A Guide to Recovery, took off and we never left. Throughout the years, I've found plenty of inspiration nearby.

Local landmarks, lagoons & beaches, neighboring cities, backyard scenes, a "woody" roadster, and an elephant!

Visiting these 50 acres of colorful Giant Tecolote Ranunculus flowers is a Carlsbad, Springtime ritual. See the paintings!

A several months-long project that resulted in a nine-foot wide canvas and seven-minute movie. See the details and watch the video (link below).