Blog Archives 2018

  • WEEK 32 -37: I'M STILL HERE

    Original Blog Post: August 4, 2018 It feels like I should say "Happy New Year" my favorite time of year is just around the corner and so, in my nat...
  • WEEK 31: KELP IS YOUR FRIEND

    Original Blog Post: June 19, 2018 The first time I heard the phrase "kelp is your friend" I simply accepted it as a fact, I didn't know why kelp wa...
  • WEEK 30: BIRDS OF A FEATHER

    Original Blog Post: June 13, 2018 Sometimes you hear them before you see them as they swoop down from behind.  The soft swoosh of air rushing betwe...
  • WEEK 29: PADDLING IN CLAYQUOT SOUND - FAMILIAR AND NEW

    Original Blog Post: June 8, 2018 I  like to re-read favorite novels like Pride and Prejudice and re-watch shows on Netflix like Downton Abbey and r...
  • WEEK 23 - 27: SOMETIMES LIFE GETS IN THE WAY OF A GOOD BLOG .....

    Original Blog Post: May 30, 2018 ...but there is always time to paint! The weather got warmer and the paddling season began in earnest.  I was luck...
  • WEEK 22: SUNDAY IS THE NEW TUESDAY

    Original Blog Post: April 29, 2018 I've been lucky to get out for several paddles this week as it has finally warmed up enough to not be deterred b...
  • WEEK 21: IT'S MID- APRIL AND STILL COLD AND RAINY!

    Original Blog Post: April 17, 2018 At the Japanese reception to the White House Trump announced that he is going to chat with Kim Jung Un, or not, ...
  • WEEK 20: LOOKING AT WHALER ISLAND

    Original Blog Post: April 10, 2018 In a moment of hesitation, on my way out to a meeting this week, I asked Peter, my fashion go-to -guy  "Can I go...
  • WEEK 18: GUESS WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU DON'T SAVE YOUR WORK?

    Original Blog Post: March 28, 2018 I had to do another technological upgrade course at work this week.  Our site is moving to electronic charting i...
  • WEEK 17: SPRING CLEAN

    Original Blog Post: March 22, 2018 I cleaned up in the studio today.  I don't know how it happens but every 5 weeks or so my artistic space gets cl...
  • WEEK 16: PI DAY

    Original Blog Post: March 14, 2018 A strange combination of events coincided today.  Two of the most brilliant minds of our time will now forever s...
  • WEEK 15: "SOMETHINGS"

    Original Blog Post: March 6, 2018 This week I am trying Something Old and Something New.  I made a pretty great trade with Peter and swapped him th...