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Urban Sketchers Seattle met in the center of downtown Seattle to sketch inside the CityCentre building. There was snow in the north end but cold and wind at our location. Only one intrepid sketcher braved the weather to sketch outside. … Continue reading

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A “Nominal” experience

The Museum of Flight hosted a launch event. Space X scheduled the first launch of the Falcon Heavy rocket for 10:30 PST today. However, when I arrived, I learned the lift off was delayed until 12:30. So I did my … Continue reading

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BSides Seattle

It seemed like a good idea at the time. I joined Himself in registering for the Seattle version of BSides, a virtually free IT security conference. My reasoning was that it gave me a reason to go to the Microsoft … Continue reading

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A little disappointed by Amazon

As soon as availability was announced, I obtained a ticket for a “tour” of the Amazon Spheres. My reservation was today at 1100. However, Tina, my friend and fellow sketcher, had gone on Tuesday and warned me it was a … Continue reading

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I did some culinary exploring yesterday. For the past six years or so, I’ve had lunch with two former co-workers. We retired within a year or so of each other and have been meeting every few months since. They live … Continue reading

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Convention Center

Once again, we met at the Convention Center. It seems to be a winter favorite for Urban Sketchers Seattle as it has so many options. There are several floors with excellent views out the windows on the upper floors. I’d … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

It’s Christmas eve and it has just started to snow.  We might have a white Christmas if it does so through the night. Wishing a blessed holiday season to all.  Hoping for a more peace-filled year in 2018.  We can, … Continue reading

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Similar to the Gingerbread village, the model train village at Seattle Center’s Winterfest is a sketching nemesis. I’ve never done a sketch of either that I’ve liked. So today I mostly practiced avoidance. I was there so early, though, that … Continue reading

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Fifth Anniversary in Gingerbread

This is the fifth Anniversary of the Urban Sketcher Seattle’s Friday Ad Hoc sketch outings. It might not be the exact date, but it is the same event. It was 5 years ago that just 5 of us gathered to … Continue reading

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Sketching at the Museum (again)

I went to Museum of Flight early for a security training. The presenter was a former special forces combat veteran and current Homeland Security agent. Good educational presentation. I learned the difference between education and training. The latter is physical … Continue reading

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