Category Archives: sketchbook

Mom’s Service

My mom’s memorial mass is today. I recreated a nicer drawing from the sketch I had in my journal, but left it blank so I could write in her prayer. I”ll have some of her ashes… A strange thing to … Continue reading

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USK, Kaiser

Following on my last Robert Oster ink post, I took RO Purple Jazz ink out sketching while trying to stay sane. Last year was hard and this was part of it. Mitchell had a problem in his throat and after … Continue reading

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Quan Yin, New year

Oh I am late in my postings. This is what happens when you have to get back to work and you were lazy and slept in every day during you staycation. On the other hand, I am writing more and … Continue reading

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American Flag

Back to work 100% today. I find it so strange the way things come in waves. Suddenly we are getting calls and repairing various historic American flags. I love the colors and decided to do a detail. To hear about … Continue reading

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Christmas 2018

Christmas moved me back into watercolors. Hard not to be moved to color when it is such a colorful season! It was also a move back to Catholic rituals, as my Mom dying prompted me to saying some prayers to … Continue reading

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Mom’s Death: A Month of Journaling, II

Continuing from the previous post… After that I began to notice the times I thought of her — I actually thought of her a lot more than I knew — and each time I had to remind myself she wasn’t … Continue reading

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Mom’s Death: A Month of Journaling, I

I still don’t have a lot to say about my Mom’s death almost a month later. It is hard to talk about. The couple of days before she died I did this journal entry above. She’d been in and out … Continue reading

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