Monthly Archives: October 2014

NaNoDrawMo is almost here!

It’s almost November. That’s the month for the writing challenge… NaNoWriMo.  For us sketchers, there is NaNoDrawMo https://www.flickr.com/groups/nanodrawmo/ From the “about” for the flickr group:  “Loosely defined goals are for each participant to produce 50 individual works/drawings between Nov 1 … Continue reading

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Roadside American

This was a good sketching day.  I sketched from early morning to almost sunset. Of course, there was  several hour break when I went to Flint to visit family.  We had a delightful visit in the home of my cousin … Continue reading

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Home town

The morning is again clear and sunny, though rather chilly.  I drove around town and stopped to look at the home in which I grew up.  It doesn’t look as it did when I lived there.  The newer owners have … Continue reading

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Final leg of the trip

The next few days until I fly home on Wednesday afternoon will be spent in my hometown.  I have an event today (Sunday, 26 Oct)  and then I’ll see family and more friends.  But on Saturday (25 Oct) I started … Continue reading

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More Nostalgia at CMU

In exploring the options for the next stage of my trip,  I thought I would drive on Friday to Mt. Pleasant where I attended undergrad at Central Michigan University.  Then Saturday, drive to my hometown via the long way around … Continue reading

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Nostalgia Tour

While my home area in Washington State has constant rain, heavier than usual, I’ve enjoyed 3 days of perfect sunshine here in Michigan!   This is another day based in Traverse City.  My first stop this morning was to attempt to … Continue reading

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Color tour on the peninsula

It was a colder morning than I’ve experienced in many years.  It doesn’t often get to 29 degrees in Seattle!  There was a very heavy frost to scrape off the windows of the car, even at 8am! After breakfast, I … Continue reading

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Clare Michigan

After arriving at Detroit metro airport and picking up my car, I drove straight to my friend’s home in Clare.  Ann and I were college room mates and have kept our friendship over the intervening 40 years, though we live … Continue reading

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Sewing Academy Sunday

I’ve been traveling the past 2 days, having left early Monday morning (20 Oct) for Michigan.  I’m behind in my blog posts but catching up in the hotel room tonight. The final day of the Sewing Academy at fort Nisqually.  … Continue reading

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Pending flickr problem

I have 3 days of posts pending because flickr has suddenly eliminated the ability to share photos, which is how I put my sketches here.  Stand by.   I am on a trip to Michigan.  The autumn colors are beautiful and … Continue reading

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