Just one year ago next month we moved to France, after 35 years of living in the Seattle, Washington area. What a difference a year makes. Seattle Metro has a population of 4,102,400 according to the 2022 census, it regularly ranks in the top ten worst traffic cities and in the top ten most expensive…
Nostalgia in Independence, Oregon
When I was young, 8-10, I would spend a week every summer with my grandparents in Independence, Oregon. My grandpa drove a Union 76 oil delivery truck. On the day he delivered to the farms I got to ride along. The highlight was stopping at a little store on a narrow road, grandpa always got…
Christmas in Mukilteo
The city Christmas tree sits on the hill overlooking Lighthouse Park, a beautiful site for this time of year.
Sun on the Cascades
I have bee painting the mountains that I have hiked and enjoyed in my life, here are a few. Can you identify them?
Winter sunrise and Mt Hood
The first half of my life I lived in Oregon. Mt Hood and it’s trails were home and even today are frequently in my thoughts. Sitting tonight in front of the fire I did a painting, winter colors are amazing.