Category Archives: Journal

Let it snow

Snow and more snow! This seems the worst since 2008 when I had chains on my car for a week in order to get to work at the hospital. Another benefit of retirement: I don’t agonize over getting to work … Continue reading

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Year of the Pig

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A First – finished

As I wrote  a few days ago, I’ve been working on a first visual journal page. I involved layers of color and stencils made with texture paste.  I finished it a couple days ago. It’s inspired by the project of … Continue reading

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A first

Another artist made a post with a link to Eric Scott, who has a website and other outlets about his visual journaling.  For some reason, his recent posts made me interested in doing this. His blog is part of the … Continue reading

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New location

Dick’s Drive-In is a Seattle icon and frequently voted “Best Hamburger”.  In the nearly 19 years we’ve lived here, Himself has never been!  About a month ago a new location opened about 20 minutes south of us, in Kent. After … Continue reading

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Texture with Paste

Janice Berkebile’s Mixed Media Play Days are always worth attending! There are usually two per month, on Mondays.  As always, she is generous with her materials. She made us some square cards fixed with medium brushed on over stencils. These … Continue reading

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Germany, Days 17, 18, 19

Friday, 14 December, Cochem to Kusel Left about 1045 and took the slow roads, headed for Thallichtenberg.It was about freezing as we walked around our former “home” castle: Burg Lichtenberg. We came here often during the 5 years we lived … Continue reading

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Germany, Days 14, 15, 16

Tuesday, 11 December Bernkastel-Kues to Cochem. B-K was our shortest stay.   Today we moved on to Cochem, also on the Mosel.  Going straight there would have been a short drive, so we followed the river and went via Zell and … Continue reading

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Germany days 9, 10, 11

Thursday, 6 December, Nuernberg to Trier was our longest driving day yet.  It rained much of the way.  Once settled in our room, we went shopping for water and snacks.  I found this large Lamy pen display in Karstadt (a … Continue reading

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Germany, days 7 & 8

Tuesday & Wednesday, 4th & 5th December It was raining Tuesday morning so we waited until about 1300 to go out. I did a sketch of the view out our window while we waited for the rain to pass. Once … Continue reading

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