Monthly Archives: June 2009

Cat prints

A Good Book untitled Elemental habitats: fire Elemental habitats: air Elemental habitats: water These are a few of my prints from past years.  If you hover the cursor over the image it shows the method used to create it.  The … Continue reading

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Driving through Yukon, remembering Lola

When Jerry and I go to and fro to our house in Alaska we drive through Yukon Territory.  When we do I always think of Lola Estee.  Yukon is a wild and beautiful place, but not as wild as it … Continue reading

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A few miniatures I did in Alaska.

Bekah and her poodle Bea’s cat Caribou                   These are some of the small paintings I did in Alaska to give away as Mah Jongg prizes.  The average size is about 5×6 … Continue reading

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A day in town

I don’t know the exact reason why we have reduced our town trips to average one a week.  It’s partly because the ferry fare has gone up so much – it costs about $8 for the 2 of us and the car.  … Continue reading

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My father was a spy

This account is based on 3 main sources:  First, my own recollection, with the internet to check dates (I hope I have them all correct); second, a book by Alistair Cook, A Generation on Trial, and finally the transcripts of … Continue reading

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The drive from Alaska

We just drove from Manley Hot Springs to Lummi Island.  We left on Wednesday May 27, after Jerry spent the morning getting every drop of water out of the pipes, just in case we don’t get back before next winter when … Continue reading

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