After everything that happened to the financial world in October and now all I wanted was Solitude away from the news and talk radio. I started painting this a few weeks ago, but then got interrupted by painting a baby room mural for my youngest brother and his wife so now I finally have finished it. I had decided the name of this painting weeks ago and since then have heard this word used so many times. Last week mom and I went to see Neil Diamond for her birthday. He of course sang, "Solitary Man," and did a fantastic job. Once I heard that I knew I was keeping the title of this painting.