A Classroom Art Show (very early adventures in art)

Stucco carved rose painted

And some early Yard Art

mini pic of raven drawing

"The craw killed the pussy'o,
The craw killed the pussy'o.
The muckle cat set doon an' grat,
In Johnnie's little hoosie'o.

A brief cat history and a eulogy.

RoseWind Ramblings:
a few essays about living here in community, and in
Port Townsend,
a town which has its tentacles around my soul!

WaterfallsTime outdoors, hiking, bicycling, and preservation of the environment and wildlife are important. And birds!

Some thoughts about "Sacred Places".

We enjoyed an amazing vacation trip in Alaska with Lindblad Expeditions. It was a fabulous experience for us and we took pictures, of course.

This photo of CacheLaPoudre Canyon, CO was taken on a long hot drive to Denver one year. We returned to this amazing canyon years later, for another fabulous visit.

photo of painted cabinet door

Photos of some artistic homemade furnishings!

Wedding Bells!How I stopped living in sin (sin #1)
    plus Yin Yang Symbol
Trying to stop living in sin (sin #2)

About Art and Making Art and ...

Books, books, books!Reading! Books, books, and more books.Coffee cup!

A short personal tale of coffee fanaticism thwarted (well, I did live in the Seattle area at the time ... in 1996).

We have retired several Gaggia espresso machines over the years. A favorite machine was the CA made Salvatore. Now we have a shiny Italian import: a dual boiler Vetrano from Quick Mill.