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    The Art of PCMC: John Haines

    Some of you may remember seeing this painting displayed at the Fort Amador Golf Course. The painting now resides here in Gainesville, but its painter, John Haines, has kindly provided its backstory for the blog: “For many years, the U.S. Army in Panama operated and maintained a golf course at Ft. Amador on the Pacific side of the Isthmus.  In the clubhouse, there was a bar and grill and on one of the walls there was a huge painting of the so-called “Colonels’ Row” of large, concrete officers’ quarters that ran parallel to the second fairway. (As an aside, in his novel, “The Tailor of Panama”, John LeCarre describes, somewhat…