Tag Archives: Tukwila

Not 85 C

Monday morning I usually have errands to do in the Southcenter shopping area.  Last week I saw more than one report about 85°C Bakery Café, a famous Taiwanese bakery opening a shop there. This is its flagship store in the … Continue reading

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Ribbon Cutting

Yesterday at the morning briefing before the shift at the Museum of Flight, we heard about the opening ceremony for the new restrooms.  They called it “First Flush”.   It was scheduled for today before the Museum opens, so it was … Continue reading

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At the Mall

Given it was just after opening time on a weekday, I thought it would be safe to go to the mall to sketch.  I had two goals:  the Santa Land and finding a trash bin to sketch. Eh?  Trash bin?  … Continue reading

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It’s beginning to look a lot like…

Christmas at the mall.   Outside, it’s beginning to seem like we might need to build an ark soon.  Yesterday had the most rainfall in Seattle for any Dec 7 ever!  I braved the deluge to go to Southcenter Mall to … Continue reading

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Three more Astronauts

Early Sunday morning, I watched the (unmanned) SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon capsule blow up 2 minutes after launch.  NASA TV broadcast live.  I saw the explosion and thought, “is that a stage separation?”.  When the voice of mission … Continue reading

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Dawn and spacesuit

I started the day early by taking the light rail to SeaTac airport.  I wanted to see whether the pre-security areas would make for a good sketch outing for the group.  Probably not.  I took some documentation photos but didn’t … Continue reading

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Scenes of Christmas

Clam Lights is a holiday tradition in the town in which I live.  It is a display of Christmas lights along a path in Coulon Park, next to Lake Washington.  My favorite display is the dancing Clams, made famous by … Continue reading

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Breakfast

Normally I do not eat breakfast out but today I went to do early errands and thought I’d treat myself.  Plus it would give me an opportunity to practice my covert people sketching.  This couple was in my sight line.  … Continue reading

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Heaven?

I had several errands this morning.  One trip was to Daniel Smith for 2 more large sheets of the  Fabriano 90 pound cold press watercolor paper.  I really like it as it has a smoother texture than the Arches.  I … Continue reading

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Lobby sketch

I spent most of the day in a seminar, more CEU’s for my license.  This one wasn’t as good as others I’ve attended from this same provider (company). I was able to do this sketch of the lobby in a … Continue reading

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