Category Archives: pen

Leach Botanical Gardens, Portland, Oregon


Two weeks ago we spent the weekend in Portland with friends. They took us to the Leach Botanical Gardens in Southeast Portland. I was surprised to learn of its existence, since I grew up not all that far away from … Continue reading

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Mornings at Mukilteo Beach


The last two mornings I went early to Mukilteo Beach, here is the result

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Recent sketches on the road, and memories from the past


Here are a few recent sketches, remembering Scotland, downtown Seattle, and my current trek to Sothern California, with some Japan thrown in.  

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New Year’s Day 2018, morning full moon


Happy New Year. The moon provided a dramatic start to the early morning.

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A bird in Lyon


We found this little guy perched on a planter as we were walking in Old Town Lyon, France.  

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Remembering Golspie


Someone asked me, “What was the best place on your trip?” The first place that came to mind was Golspie in Scotland. I loved the place, even the weather, and best of all I made two new friends that I … Continue reading

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Another from Tuscany


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