Sunday, August 21, 2016

Heaven on Harstine Island

Two hours away, at Patricia and David's peaceful retreat on Harstine Island.........
 Architect David designed the perfect retreat for his family
 Massive, snow-covered Mt. Ranier is framed between the firs  (can't see it here)
 an afternoon swim with neighbors


 Master David  creating his superb paella
 this is before the addition of the shrimp, scallops, mussels and chorizo!
 tide's in

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Hurricane Ridge, Olympic National Park........SUMMER!


 A BEAUTIFUL DAY LED TO A SPONTANEOUS DRIVE UP TO HURRICANE RIDGE





 LOOKING NORTH TO THE STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA WITH CANADA IN THE DISTANCE
 A FIRE IN THE DISTANCE STARTED BY LIGHTNING


 IT'S A GOOD LIFE!


 A PERFECT END TO A PERFECT DAY:  BLONDIE'S PLATE IN SEQUIM IN AN OLD CHURCH
 BUTTERMILK BATTERED ONION RINGS WITH
SLIDERS!

Monday, August 1, 2016

Yay! My studio is finished!





 I PAPERED ONE WALL OF THE WC WITH DRAWINGS FROM MY LIFE DRAWING SESSIONS




Sunday, July 24, 2016

Monday, July 11, 2016

Fun with Michael and Mark

 HOW WONDERFUL TO HAVE MARK AND MICHAEL VISIT FROM NEW YORK!
 HAMA HAMA OYSTERS
 VESPERS ON THE DECK AT SUNSET

 PRIMA BISTRO IN LANGLEY: PENN COVE MUSSELS, DUCK FAT FINGERLING POTATOES, LOCAL BABY GREENS WITH GOAT CHEESE AND HOUSE MADE CHARCUTERIE  (AND   THE BEST BLOODY MARY WITH HOUSE PICKLED ASPARAGUS)
 BEACH AT THEIR HOUSE

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Latest stage of the new studio!

 There it is at the back of the house





 the toilet room


side facing the house