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Rona on Grey, Family

This is not a commentary on the Buddha or Buddhism, which is very much a positive force in my life.  I can’t publish the written parts that go with it… It is very much a personal statement and involves family … Continue reading

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Rona on Grey, Morning Ritual

Rona changed our morning ritual. Really, she’s changed so many things on subtle levels, and they are now becoming real as we move into them. Finally got to weeping. After a month of putting out fires, dealing with clients and … Continue reading

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Rona on Grey, Cooking

I have an advance of the new Hahnemühle Toned Watercolour Book (review coming after I have played in it). I was going to test it, but then save ti for something really special. Then Rona came to our shores with … Continue reading

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Covid-19 Journal, 3

Continuing Covid-19 journal… Finishing this journal… moving on. When I decided to do these folding journals for Covid-19 reflections, I wanted the virus writing and sketching to be separate from our lives. HA! I thought this was going to be … Continue reading

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Covid-19 Journal, 2

Continuing Covid-19 journal… It feels good to write a word for how I am feeling at a given time; feelings roller-coaster through the day like Portland weather. I  am selective about the news I read. I don’t want to hear … Continue reading

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Studio Urban Sketching

Urban Sketchers has never allowed people who were stuck at home for either surgery or recouping or just unable to get out due to their medical issues to sketch their environment.  After being laid up literally on my back for … Continue reading

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Covid-19 Oatmeal Florentines

(Above sketch in DeAtrementis Document Brown ink with Super5 Frankfurt diluted used for shadows…. watercolor later) We didn’t have what was needed and we are nto going to the market for a long time…. LONG TIME!  So we made do. … Continue reading

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