Art in the High Desert Show is Next Week!

I’m busy inside and outside the studio getting ready for the Art in the High Desert show next weekend–August 28-30 in Bend, OR. Inside the studio, I’m creating new work, including “Nautilus” at left, in process. I’m really enjoying the contrast between the dense pebble and swirl stitching in the upper right and the wavy…

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We Made It to the Pacific!

Our second day in the Grand Tetons was not quite as exciting in terms of wildlife encounters, although we did see a nesting bald eagle. We hiked about 12 miles, including a slight detour where we took the road less traveled and ended up at a dead end. That gave us roughly 22 miles of…

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The Cross Country Adventure Continues–Watch out for the Bear!

After leaving Chicago on our cross country odyessey, my son and I turned west and drove across Iowa and Nebraska–long days of driving across the heartland of America. It turned out to be much more interesting than I had expected. There were beautiful cloud formations, gorgeous sunsets, windmills, and interesting history. What we didn’t have…

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Day Two -24 Hours in Chicago

Day Two of the cross country adventure finds us spending 24 hours in Chicago. First thing on the list was a walking/subway tour of the skyscrapers in the city. There are wonderful examples of buildings from various eras–from the beginnings of tall buildings in Classic Chicago style designed in the 1800s, to the Art Deco…

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The Adventure Begins!

Yesterday I started off on a grand adventure–driving across the country with my son Phil, who is moving to LA to start medical school next month. Our first stop after leaving Virginia in the morning was Fallingwater–the glorious weekend home Frank Lloyd Wright built for the Kaufman family in the 1930s. I had never been…

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