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Santa Flys In

Every year, the Museum of Flight has a Santa Fly-In, which is just how it sounds. This year, Santa and Mrs. Clause came in a de Havilland Beaver floatplane. Eventually, the line was around the entire gallery! Santa’s station is … Continue reading

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Yorkshire – week two

Leeds, West Yorkshire Wednesday, 9 October was a day for Himself.  While attending a talk at McMenamins Anderson School in Bothell, we met the brewmaster for Samuel Smith’s brewery in Tadcaster.  He invited Himself to get in contact if in … Continue reading

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Latest Inktober

I’m caught up for Inktober what with four more sketches I did in Portland this weekend (more on that later). OK.  I’m done posting for today.  I need a nap.

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Book Review: 101 Sketching Tips

First, full disclosure. While I have pre-ordered this book with my own funds, I was also sent a review copy. Additionally, I am acquainted with the author both as a teacher of workshops I’ve attended and as someone with whom … Continue reading

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End of 2018

Here are my collected notebooks, journals and sketchbooks… mostly. These are my Every Day Carry (EDC) notebooks, mostly Field Notes brand.  I have one each for my art/sketching bag, the Museum of Flight and my EDC purse.  The larger grey … Continue reading

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Home

You might have noticed there have been no posts here for a month.  Himself and I have been in Germany, enjoying the Christmas Markets!  We were gone 27 Nov to 18 December.  Out of an abundance of caution, I don’t … Continue reading

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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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