Category Archives: memory

Hahnemühle Post Cards, 14, By the Sea

More postcards…. I want to find more shells to paint… The sand-dollars are from my brother Patrick when he was living on Pismo Beach. Except this one… from another state altogether! Sending this one off to my mom… She saved … Continue reading

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Hahnemühle Post Cards, 13, Palms

These are my happy place doodles… Not quite California but reminiscent of a less crowded California! I had no idea when I began playing with the Hahnemühle Post Cards that I would love them so much! I wanted to mitigate the … Continue reading

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Seahorse Tea Infuser

I’ve looked around NW Portland stores for a great tea infuser. I bought one with some tea and while it might be good, it either doesn’t fit my teapot, is not great as a cup infuser, and it doesn’t clean … Continue reading

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California Poppy

*home home home* Nothing quite says home like the flowers I used to see in spring in California! Behold the California Poppy! *i think i gave her a bit of an art nouveau feel* To hear about classes, follow me … Continue reading

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Sketchbook Project: My Prayer for our Ocean

Last night I mailed in my submission to the Sketchbook Project, the project out of Brooklyn whereby people from all over the world buy a small sketchbook, fill it, choose to have it imaged or not, and it becomes part … Continue reading

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Nostalgie Journal 10-2017

This journal started in Diwali, and continued to just after the New Year. I anticipated that it would be about light and ritual and women… There was instead a good deal of unanticipated loss. I withheld many pages from this … Continue reading

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Quan Yin and Mimi’s Clock Pins

My grandmother left me an odd stash of ten little clock pins with mother-of-pearl faces. I don’t know why she had ten. I don’t know why she had them at all as they don’t look like something she would’ve worn. … Continue reading

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