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Akkerman all the way from THE Hague!

Yes, they call it “THE Hague”… who knew? I did a favor for a friend and she sent me a thank-you gift. A totally cool and beautiful thank-you gift with some silly surprises in it. I swear to goddess it … Continue reading

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Got the Blues!

This is the post where I bore you guys with my musings on my new passion for blue inks. I’ve developed a passion for blue inks. *I am laying the blame on Robert Oster for the many $$$ I’ve spent … Continue reading

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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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USK: My Birthday Pen Changed…

I returned my red Karas Kustom pen — I didn’t like the stub nib on their pen, and I love stubs so back it went. This is the new pen that Mitchell bought me to replace it. Edison Nouveau Tequila … 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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Inktober 16, Carousel Horses are Coming!

I love to paint with ink samples, and Inktober is a good time to experiment. Even inks I don’t want to buy can make fun painting inks! And yes, the Jantzen Beach Carousel Horses are coming to our studio soon, … Continue reading

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Tools: Inks, Part II, Soluble Inks!

In preparation for Inktober, I am reviewing inks. As always, these posts are about my relationship with inks, and is not definitive. You might want to read yesterday’s post on waterproof inks! *again, a bit of advice, especially if you … Continue reading

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