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A big family on the run…
A nation in peril…
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Ho ho ho! It’s that time of year again. Here’s JHK’s holiday classic: A Christmas Orphan.

11-year-old Jeff Greenaway hears his mom and dad argue one night after an office Christmas party. He infers from their garbled squabble that he is an orphan, found in a willow basket on the welcome mat outside their New York apartment. Thinking now that his parents are imposters, he steals away to Grand Central Station and buys a train ticket to Drakesville, Vermont, where he intends to start life all over again.
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JHK’s lost classic now reprinted as an e-book
Kindle edition only


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Paintings from the 2015 season

Off County Road 52, South Argyle, New York

Up Route 52

The Slate Hill Lily Farm, Salem, New York

Slate Valley Lily Farm

Goldenrod and Purple Asters

Goldenrod and Corn

The H & V Factory on the Battenkill

H and V Battenkill

The Rexleigh Bridge in September

Rexleigh Reflection

The Hydroelectric Site at Fort Miller, New York

Dam at Fort Miller

The Berry Plantings at Garden Works, West Hebron, New York


Ruins of the Plough Factory, Rexleigh, New York

Rexleigh Plow

Ruins of the Factory on Hill Street, Greenwich, NY

Hill Street Factory

The H & V Factory at Clarks Mills, New York (2010)

H & V Clarks Mills

Derby Road on a Summer Night — Sold

Sunset derby Road

From the Dix Bridge Looking West on a September Night

Sunset Dix Bridge 1

The Railroad Bridge Across the Hudson at Mechanicville, NY

RR Bridge

Island in the Hudson at Clarks Mills, New York

Island at Clarks Mills

The Conversation — Sold

The Conversation