|Virginia passed away February 1992 at
the age of 75. After 36 years of marriage it was difficult to imagine life without her.
Requiring a new heart valve, his health was fading. Once that was replaced it became
obvious his days were numbered. He spent his entire life keeping healthy despite
hereditary heart disease. He surpassed the doctors' wildest expectations for
He often remarked these days "Only now do I really feel
old". As much as he would miss Guadalajara, his friends and the artistic
community, he decided to move to Austin where two of his daughters could help. He
lived only 6 blocks away from one and a mile from the other. He converted the garage to a
studio and continued to paint daily. He had to give up driving and tennis, but never sat
Paul explaining one of his methods for discovering new compositions.
"The Wheel," Acrylic