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A Portland weekend

This past weekend (8-11 Nov) I went to Portland on my own. The primary reason was to meet up with Anne, a friend from Florida, at Orycon. Anne has family in Portland so makes it an annual visit timed to … Continue reading

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Welcoming Winter at Anderson School

We attended a talk about “Winter Welcome”. On Monday Himself and I went to McMenamins Anderson School in Bothell. Himself has been a master brewer in the past and taught brewing in the SCA. He used to buy a case … Continue reading

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Anderson School

The first time Urban Sketchers Seattle met at the McMenamins Anderson School in Bothell, it was relatively newly opened.  It was also cold and raining.  At the time, sketchers said they’d like to return when the weather was better.  We … Continue reading

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Sunday in Portland

Portland, Oregon; Sunday 22 October: We left Portland on Sunday morning. But not before getting some doughnuts from the famous Portland bakery, VooDoo doughnuts. Himself wanted to try the bacon maple one. I chose a bismark like filled one. And … Continue reading

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Portland Thursday & Friday

Portland, Oregon; Thursday 19 October and Friday 20 October Traveled to Portland on Thursday. We stayed at McMenamens Kennedy School, which is a few blocks from the home of a friend. It opened as a school in 1915. McMenamins’ renovated … Continue reading

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More about Anderson School

Instead of joining the Seattle group at The Roastery, I drove 26 miles and an hour North to Bothell to meet The Whidbey Island Sketchers (WIS) at the McMenamin’s Anderson School.  One of the many wonderful things about McMenamins properties … Continue reading

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Spar Cafe

It was a beautiful day today for a sketch outing.  I’ve had the McMenamin’s Spar Cafe in Olympia on my list since I sketched at the McMenamin’s in Centralia.  I needed the stamp to get my prize! It was a … Continue reading

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Antiques

Tacoma Urban Sketchers had a bit of a hiccup.  We met at Tully’s in the Theater & Antique district to talk and sketch prior to moving to our primary venue, Sanford and Son Antique Mall, at 11 am.  However, it … Continue reading

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Anderson School

This is a sketch outing to which I’ve been looking forward for months.  McMenamin’s Anderson School opened last fall.  We delayed out outing there in hopes it would be less crowded.  While that was the case when we first gathered … Continue reading

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Six Arms

It was our regular 2nd Friday ad hoc sketch outing.  It was also a celebration of Tina’s birthday.  It was a good thing she suggested the Six Arms McMenamins pub in Capitol Hill as it was a little too cold … Continue reading

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