Deltiology

My friend Karen is a collector…of many categories of things, of people, of quotes. Of postcards. …and recently she sent me some cards, along with an article by Russell Lynes from 1977 (Architectural Digest, July-August, 1977…she collects magazines) wherein we learn that that a post card collector is called a Deltiologist. This term was coined […]

On the Way?

So we were having lunch the other day at Taproot when R nudged me and pointed…”On the Way”…oh good lord, I haven’t blogged in MONTHS! I doubt anybody is out there. ..well you’re there, but maybe not HERE? It isn’t so much that I have nothing to say…but that the things I’m thinking about are […]

Floating

Some years, around my birthday, I’m cut free from my moorings…just floating.  The new year direction hasn’t kicked in…it isn’t orderly yet, anything could happen.  So I review the messages… Clean the studio… review the day: look at completed work: start something new… on line shopping??  (new lights) visit friends… (Kay Worthington’s “anatomy of an […]

Valentines

Happy Valentine’s Day!  Here in the Northwest it’s chilly and overcast…just about the perfect day to run around doing a few errands and then COFFEE!  Archive Bar and Coffee was hopping today and Bigwig Donuts were down there, as well as Ponderosa and Thyme… Coffee first and then a bouquet for a loved one to […]

Portland Quick Trip

I headed up to Portland Wednesday with Katy and Kathy to see the Paul Allen Show of Landscapes “Seeing Nature” at the Portland Art Museum, and the Emmet Gowin aerial photos of various nuclear dumps and bomb sites “Force of Nature”…first though–lunch… and a quick run through the Desoto Building galleries…with the emphasis on Blue […]

Fathers

We were children, we are parents (some of us, anyway) we are grandparents (lucky ducks) and the wonder of living in an age when images have been  captured never is more striking than when one is remembering the many moments WITH fathers, AS fathers, and on.  I guess I’m not going to identify all the […]