Hunting in Puget Sound


The tide was lower than normal yesterday, exposing green rocks and providing a rich hunting ground in the shallow water for the local herons. A clear cerulean blue sky changed the often gray green water to a deep blue. Watching a heron hunt is a lesson in patience, standing completly still for minutes at a…

Sketching in Mukilteo


It is so pleasant living in a town by Puget Sound. Here are some recent sketches. The Red Cup Cafe is a popular place for locals. It sits on the hill above the waterfront giving a sweeping view of the Sound. This totem stands guard at the South end of the parking lot at Mukilteo…

Autumn is peeking in the window


It is 81F here in Mukilteo, WA but fall is peeking in the window. The longest, hottest and driest summer in history here in the Seattle area is about to end. I am so ready for rain.