Monthly Archives: December 2016

End of 2016

Happy New Year!  I’m discouraged and concerned by the National and World news.  But I’m hopeful there is also good news and I hope 2017 will have a lot of that, too.  And I’m hoping for many personal good experiences … Continue reading

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Ribbon Cutting

Yesterday at the morning briefing before the shift at the Museum of Flight, we heard about the opening ceremony for the new restrooms.  They called it “First Flush”.   It was scheduled for today before the Museum opens, so it was … Continue reading

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Now or never

It was now or never… or at least now or not for several months.  I’ve been hearing for weeks that the Bill & Moya Lear Gallery was going to close for the installation of a new Apollo exhibit. Today was just … Continue reading

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Happy Holiday 2016

Happy Holiday….   to all who are celebrating:  Merry Christmas, Joyous Yule, Happy Hanukkah, Heri za Kwanzaa. Early morning at my favorite cafe/bakery:  The Stonehouse Bakery.   The owner, Patrick, had a crew of 2 in this am to finish all the … Continue reading

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Healing Garden

Yesterday was a busy day.  First, I dropped my husband off at work for one of his rare days in the office and one of his final days at work!  He’s retiring. Then I did my volunteer shift at the … Continue reading

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Bright mid-winter

Urban Sketchers Tacoma spent the day of the longest night in the brightly colored, cheerful location that houses Tacoma’s newest and only full on Art supply store: Artist and Craftsman Supply It is wonderful to have a branch of this … Continue reading

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Double the Joy

The sketch may have been “double the joy” but our reception at Pacific Place was not… read on….. As I left the house, I noted it was 27 degrees.  I dressed warmly for my trip into downtown Seattle via light … Continue reading

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Social Watercolor for the holidays

For months, I’ve been going to Social Watercolor at the Daniel Smith mothership Seattle store.  Jodi, our host, always has fun ideas to demonstrate. We can either try them out or do our own thing. She always brings treats and … Continue reading

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Santa arrives by Cessna

This is the way the Museum of Flight does Santa and Mrs. Claus’s arrival.  They come in by Cessna air craft!  I was just one of a large crowd on the flight line waiting for their arrival. Of course, they … Continue reading

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God speed, John Glenn

John Glenn died on Thursday.  I remember exactly where I was during his orbital flight on Friendship 7 on Feb. 20, 1962.  I was in school and everything stopped during the launch and space flight.  There were no TV’s in … Continue reading

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