Category Archives: art journal

VSW: Taos

I always thought I’d be finishing this with watercolors, but this year has been a doozy and so I am finally choosing to publish the inked drawings of a lovely walk with Virtual Sketchwalk. We walked all over Taos and … Continue reading

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VSW: Vista House

As I move back into posting, I will start with the pages I was drawing of the Vista House, below, when my mom died. (Not ready to write about that yet.) I don’t think we ever went there, though maybe … Continue reading

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Death in the Family

My mom died December 1. I have something to say, but not yet, and have work to continue and so am keeping to that and writing and such until after this new moon. I was working on the piece above … Continue reading

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A Frightening Week

Dear Friends: This blog post has peeps writing with concern. Know that the cats are okay, and we took five full days and unplugged and slept. Now back to the proper blog post! Without knowing what was coming this week, … Continue reading

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USK: My Birthday Pen Changed…

I returned my red Karas Kustom pen — I didn’t like the stub nib on their pen, and I love stubs so back it went. This is the new pen that Mitchell bought me to replace it. Edison Nouveau Tequila … Continue reading

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USK: The Old Police Stable

I love the old buildings of Portland. I am sorry that the developers here do not have the ingenuity of the California developers, especially in the Bay Area or Cannery Row, where they saw how some of the history would … Continue reading

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Voting Days, Going Back in Postings….

November 6 was a nail-biting day, and the day when I began my new Hahnemühle Nostalgie Sketchbook. Never have I seen our country so divided and uncaring about all of our inhabitants. The story of Maha-Durgha is the best one … Continue reading

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