CA Trip: Mitchell Lived Here and Here and Here


A complicated little house not far from the Moreton Bay Fig.
Not easy, lotsa mistakes…. Logic (an architectural drawing) is easier.
Not my style anymore… and little fun for me! I release those days!
Relying on seeing leads to charming wonkiness.


He and his brother slept in the converted garage.   Roses along the fence, it looked homey.


And down the street, what I think of as a typical So Cal track home.

I am leaving pages blank across from these images for him to write his memories!

“Memory is more indelible than ink.” Anita Loos, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.
“I think not….”  Me… why I journal!

Handbook Journal, Pentalic HB woodless pencil,  Platinum Carbon Pen with waterproof cartridgesLamy Al-Star Lamy Joy with De Atramentis Document Black ink,
Pilot Preppy pen with Noodler’s Lexington Grey Ink,
Fineline Masking Fluid, Sennelier, Holbein, and Daniel Smith watercolors.

w16-15-handbk-santa-paula-01-sq  w16-16-handbk-santa-paula-03-sq  w16-10-26-pentalic-la-cuesta-inn-sq  w16-9-22-pentalic-laguna-beach-days-of-yore-05-sq  w16-10-25-pentalic-san-louis-obispo-wine-02-SQ

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About dkatiepowellart

hollywood baby turned beach gurl turned steel&glass city gurl turned cowgurl turned herb gurl turned green city gurl. . . artist writer photographer. . . cat lover but misses our big dogs, gone to heaven. . . buddhist and interested in the study of spiritual traditions. . . foodie, organic, lover of all things mik, partner in conservation business mpfconservation, consummate blogger, making a dream happen, insomniac who is either reading buddhist teachings or not-so-bloody mysteries or autobio journal thangs early in the morning when i can't sleep
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4 Responses to CA Trip: Mitchell Lived Here and Here and Here

  1. Dan Antion says:

    What a nice way to capture a memory.


  2. bikerchick57 says:

    That’s a wonderful idea, to let Mitchell write in memories of the places he lived. It will be a special keepsake for him.


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