Sunday, October 26, 2008

So I am just getting set to fly back to Ohio again for the last day of Congress. Lewis and I had a great show inToronto. Lewis did a fantastic painting live for the crowd and spent the evening doing portraits of people while I kept tabs on the art display. It was a busy night and the crowd had a good time. It was good seeing Lewis and updating him on the Mural in Ohio hanging out for a couple of days. Now back to Columbus to see how Paul made out on Friday and Saturday.

So I am FURIOUS right now as for the second time in two weeks while I was away my house was broken into AGAIN!!!!! I can't wait to get back to Edmonton and see what the heck is going on. Maybe the crook is reading this blog!!! If so...I am posting a picture of myself beside the CN Tower in Calgary to show just how huge I am as I obviously dwarf the tower. So beware....big bad Philly is back in town on Monday.

So in Ohio Len said goodbye to the crowds as he had to return back to Steak and Beans Trailers in Edmonton. He did a great job. It was amazing as he sang the entire soundtrack to Les Miserables to a huge audience for his big farewell. There wasn't a dry eye in the place.

Lastly The Getha Family came by for a farewell to the mural. I wish I would have been there to see Pat and the family but was great meetihg Pat and I know we will see her again and hopefully all the family to. So ...I have to run to catch my plane. See you in Ohio for the big farewell!


Anonymous said...

I have been working in the NSBA booth facing the mural for most of the AQHA Congress (140 hours or so but who's counting). How exciting, to not have the mural in my view but also to be able to share the awe and excitement of each new group of spectators as they view for the first or ... time. The mural has enhanced my Congress experience and I, of course, had to purchase my own print of it to take home! Your blog has been a treat too! I am a fan! Thank You!

BeckyV said...

Working in a neighboring booth to the mural for the past few weeks (going on 140 hours but who's counting!)it has been such a great experience to be able to view the mural and also to share in the excitement and awe of the crowds as they view it for the first or ...time! Kids and adults, many of whom have been there and done that in the horse world and are immersed in the intensity and exhaustion of the show have taken the time to just stand in front of the mural and be inspired by it. I, of course, bought my print to take home so that I can hold on to some of the feeling! I have also found the blog a treat and am now a fan! Thank You!

delia said...

Phil is that one of your paintings in the room "singer in spotlight"?

I don't understand how someone can break into your house there no-one watching your place(except the thief)?

Pat and family look sweet, I'm glad they made it there...