February 27, 2010

bachelor apt. $85 a month. top floor walk-up, corner room with a view. 2 of 4 walls are hugely windowed. postage stamp bathroom with shower, sink and toilet. short hall leading to bathroom has refrigerator, small dresser, 2 burner hot plate. note steam heat radiator behind comfy chair, handle of chest expander in brown box, loon self portrait on wall which has appeared on this blog,  painting under way on easel now finished and in possession of loon’s cousin in Connecticut. see ‘leaves on bricks’ painting, whereabouts today unknown. great six foot by four foot slab board dominates the room. loon paints on it for a year. resulting painting he lugs around with him for the next forty years. it’s now stored in loon’s son’s abode.

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