Category Archives: painting

OFF for a Couple Weeks! YaY!

I don’t remember being this happy to have time OFF.  We need it! We have now had a day to sleep deeply and as late as necessary; sleep is an amazing tonic!  Lifts the spirit, and also having lights everywhere. … 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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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: 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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Finished a Journal!

Finished my Hahnemühle Nostalgie Sketchbook just before the election. I’ve been slow to post.  Sorry there were pages I had to leave out; family members still alive.  Who knows if they dip into my blog? I am doing so much … Continue reading

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Bugs and Birds!

In the studio near the end of the day, especially in winter, the window facing the river becomes an attraction for the cats. Yaman and Savitri are teaching Hari-Gibbs-Tiger-Terror-TANK (yes his name is getting longer by the day) the ropes. … Continue reading

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Small Moments

Sometimes in the midst of extreme sorrow and worry, there are those moments that open your heart: glimpses of M’s twinkling eyes or a carefree cat streaking through the studio or Savitri’s feet.  Her feet slay me. I didn’t do … Continue reading

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