August Shift Art Challenge

Hi ho art friends. I work well with a theme and the monthly Shift Art Challenge is an easy way to 1) work with a them and 2) work with a limited palette. There are very specific rules about submitting entries to the challenge. This month's theme is "gratitude." The images for this month's theme … Continue reading August Shift Art Challenge

Day for Night @ The Refuge

Hi ho, art friends.  Today is my last day of medial leave after my 2nd total knee replacement.  Twelve months of physical therapy and knowing more about the healing process means that I'm recovering much more quickly.  I'm using my cane less and less around the house, but I'm still moving quite slowly.  Let's not … Continue reading Day for Night @ The Refuge

Duck, Turtle, & Koi

In 2004, I celebrated my 40th birthday with friends and family with a day of festivities at the Seattle Arboretum, the Japanese Garden and finished with dinner at the Queen Anne Sam's Sushi. Today's photo is one of from the pond at the Japanese Garden. The flowers and critters were out in full force that … Continue reading Duck, Turtle, & Koi

Old Brick Building

Back in 2005, I was a techie/designer with Open Circle Theater.  When the theater was located in the Lake Union area. Back then, that neighborhood was a pretty run-down, semi-industrial area.  The biggest draws were Fred Hutch, the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, and the Museum of Wooden Boats. Long before the industrial buildings were knocked down … Continue reading Old Brick Building