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100 years later

Posting late after a drive home from Portland.  I would have liked to have memorialized this 100th anniversary of the WWI Armistice at the large event at MOHAI today.  However, a young woman at Orycon gathered a few together for … Continue reading

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Portland weekend

As I’ve written, we were in Portland this past weekend.  Himself attended BSides, an IT security conference.  I was out and about with our friend, Wanda. On Friday morning we lucked out that it mostly wasn’t raining.  So I got … Continue reading

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Foss show open

Urban Sketchers Tacoma and the Foss Waterway Museum held an opening reception for our group show during Tacoma Art Walk last night. I didn’t know what to expect as far as turn out but it was rather disappointing. It seemed … Continue reading

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Good Shepherd Center

Good Shepherd Center, which is on the National Historic Register, used to be a place of shelter and education for young women in need. After 60 years of such service, it was supposed to be turned into a shopping mall … Continue reading

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Day of Art

Yesterday, my day of Art started early with a stop at the Museum of Flight to see the The Collings Foundation aircraft. It’s their 2018 “Wings of Freedom” on which they give tours and rides in the B-17, B-24 and … Continue reading

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Full Agenda

My schedule for today was rather full. First, I went to the Museum of Flight to see the presentation on the Voyager spacecraft by a fellow volunteer. She is Maria and a high school student! It was very well attended. … Continue reading

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Field Notes test

As noted in yesterday’s post, I’m using the new Field Notes Signature Sketchbook.  If you are familiar with Field Notes brand, this notebook is slightly larger.  The dimensions are 4-1/4″ × 6-1/2″ (108mm × 165mm).  The paper is also better … Continue reading

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National Handwriting Day

        Is it a lost practice?  We all still do a little handwriting, don’t we?  But how much?  National Handwriting Day is celebrated on John Handcock’s birthday. I do a lot of handwriting.  I keep a Fieldnotes … Continue reading

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Explored?

I’m both confused and a bit excited. While adding this sketch from 2013 to another personal album, I discovered it was added to the flickr album “in explore”. Flickr Explore  is considered the height of recognition on flickr. It usually … Continue reading

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First Monday at Ikea

Via Facebook, I found my way to a group of sketchers in my area: South King County. They’d stopped meeting as they lost their Saturday venue. I know a number of Urban Sketchers from both Seattle and Tacoma that live … Continue reading

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