A compilation of my two 2013 art shows in Seattle WA.
I've developed a distinct personal style over the years, which has been described by some as calculated chance. My background... More > in Design shows itself through strong graphical influence and an ability to create visual impact. I often use well defined brush strokes, intense texture and strategic dripping effects evoking intimacy, while the scale of the canvas itself carries as much power as the sentiment behind the subject. I hope to leave the viewer to examine the painting's message without conversation.< Less
"China Mirror" is a book about the vision that is increasingly more important as China rises to power. It is an explanation of the cultural attitudes toward history, family, and traditions... More > that form the basis of the Chinese worldview, and gives the “grand narrative” through which the West can understand China. Reading this book will help Westerners to understand China's imperialistic mentality, appreciate it for the good that it has done in the world, and inspire peace in the midst of the inevitable conflicts that will arise as China regains her political and economic importance.< Less
Dallas, Texas Area Attorneys
Samuel L. Boyd
Texas native and former Green Beret Captain Samuel ("Sam") L. Boyd practices in the areas of: qui tam litigation; False Claims Act litigation;... More > whistleblower cases; business litigation and business fraud; securities litigation and securities fraud; complex divorces; personal injury and wrongful death litigation; tort liability; insurance litigation; commercial litigation; and professional malpractice. Mr. Boyd is an experienced and accomplished trial and appellate lawyer, who practices before state and federal courts throughout the country. In recognition of Mr. Boyd's exceptional legal representation, he has received the prestigious AV peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell, signifying preeminent legal ability and the highest ethical standards.< Less
“On a cold December night in 1921, a set of twin boys was born in a small cottage in Richmond, Virginia. Their names were Conner and Jackson Boyd...”
Three generations have passed since... More > the death of the legendary John Boyd and his father, Stephen. However, their blood runs through the veins of the next heroes; Conner and Jackson Boyd.
It is World War II. The horrible attack at Pearl
Harbor has just occurred, and the two brothers, along with their comrades, are sent to free a small coastal city from German control. But then, the worst happens. Their transport is shot down, and the entire crew is killed except for the two young men. But when a British soldier named James Farion joins them with the news of a horrific weapon that the Germans intend to employ against the United States, the men must race against time to stop the evil plot by Wilhelm von Schreider to destroy their country forever.< Less