My Catherine Victorson Trout Paintings

by admin on November 23, 2014

Through the serendipity of the Internet and my long friendship with Betsy Otter Thompson, I was able to become the proud owner of three spectacular paintings by artists Catherine Victorson. I don’t know the artist’s name for the three pieces yet, but I’ll let you know when I find out.

I’m looking for framing ideas that will compliment these works, so please hit me up if you have any.

I can’t wait to hang these.

Three Trout 3 by Catherine Victorson

 34″ by 27″, acrylic on canvas


brown trout on small canvas by Catherine Victorson

18 1/2″ by 10″, acrylic on canvas


3 Trout II by Catherine Victorson

37″ by 32 “, acrylic on canvas



Veterans Square Monument

The Veterans Square Monument will be dedicated this coming Sunday, November 9, 2014.

Click here to download all the info you need.

The dedication parade will start at 1 p.m. at Edgewood Road and Long Acre Lane, then head west along Edgewood Road to the monument at Veterans Square where the dedication ceremony will take place.

The community will gather there – at the corner of Edgewood and Heacock roads – to celebrate honor, patriotism and pride as the monument is publicly dedicated to every veteran from Yardley-Makefield who served their country.

Serving as parade marshal is distinguished Vietnam veteran Russell Davidson, a combat demolition specialist who is serving his fourth term as commander of Yardley-Makefield VFW Post 6393.

The parade includes plenty of veterans and the award-winning Pennsbury High School Marching Band.

Dedication ceremonies will include a performance of an original anthem, “Come Home America,” by Marcus Goldhaber, and keynote a address by Pennsbury Manor site director Douglas Miller, a military historian.

Kathy Kraeck, vice president of the Veterans Square Foundation and a driving force behind the creation of the monument, said, “It is amazing to see it coming to fruition. The overall effect is truly stunning and uplifting, as we had hoped. I think it is unlike any veterans monument I have ever seen,” she said.

The parade is a Shine Only Event, and will not be rescheduled in the event of heavy rain. However, the dedication will still be held. It will only be postponed to the following Sunday, Nov. 16 at 1 p.m. if there is lightning on Nov. 9. A recording will be available by 10 a.m. on Nov. 9 if the weather is questionable – 267-274-1195 and a message posted at


Attend MWA University in Philadelphia, June 28, 2014

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The Election is Over But We’re Not Finished – End Government Gridlock

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The 2012 election cycle has come to its merciful end, but that doesn’t mean our work as concerned citizens is finished. There’s one more thing we can do, and I want to make this as easy as possible for you. If you are as exhausted as I am with the gridlock in government, then let […]

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Social Media for Writers at the Princeton Public Library

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