Category Archives: memory

Hood River Strawberries

Summertime in Oregon is announced when the Hood Rivers are ripe. They have a burst of the sweetest flavor, and they are gone too quickly! I missed the official Solstice since it came on the 20th this year — But … Continue reading

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Sketchbook Project, FEAR

This year I participated in the Sketchbook Project out of Brooklyn. The idea of being part of hundreds of artists and writers creating books on the topic of Fear or Hope at this time in our country’s history was a … Continue reading

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HWB: Boy and Gurl Come to Own Us

My journal  of Boy and Gurl will be told in the Hahnemühle Watercolour Book,  my spring gift to me! I wish I’d done this for all my kitties… but back then it was architectural drawings or big acrylic paintings. I LOVE … Continue reading

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Nostalgie: Laundry

Susan posted a lovely image of red laundry hanging on a line, and the image swirled around in my head, and got me thinking about how much an image can evoke. That single image brought back the smell of summer … Continue reading

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Every Day in May: 27, Something Old

Family gifts, something old, but the jade ball came in this lovely box from Firenze, Italy. I think it was a gift for graduation or a birthday. I loved the box more than the jade ball, truth be told. I … Continue reading

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Every Day in May, 22, HaHaHaaa

DRAW something that makes me laugh… Mostly it is a turn of phrase, a silly song Mitchell makes up, or a few completely hysterical movies.  Calvin and Hobbs (copyrighted). So I listed the things that make me laugh, and spritzed … Continue reading

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Every Day in May, 22, Mugs

Mitchell and I collected them before I knew how much fun they are to sketch. We like big cups, and they have to feel good in the hand. They have to be colorful or hand-painted. There has to be one … Continue reading

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