A Visit From Pseudacris regilla

September 4, 2010

Found a new friend. He’s very pretty, I think. And damn hearty; can be found at elevations up to 11,600 feet. The Pacific Tree Frog. I like their singing, too.

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Eggs Are Simply Nice

September 2, 2010

This is my art today. This lovely wee egg that is less egg-shape and more just a nice ellipse. ellipse |iˈlips| noun a regular oval shape, traced by a point moving in a plane so that the sum of its distances from two other points (the foci) is constant, or resulting when a cone is [...]

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The Blue Room

September 1, 2010

I don’t know that we’ll really call this space “The Blue Room” but it does have one blue wall. The space is a little “shop” that my brother built on his property many years ago. It’s small, about 250 sq. ft. altogether, and cleverly built from old truck boxes (but you wouldn’t know that just [...]

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a Theremin Sampler Watch??? Cool.

August 18, 2010
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August 16, 2010
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A couple of minutes pool-side today

July 18, 2010

This has nothing to do with anything. I just like it a lot. So there. Hipstamatic. Lens: John S Film: Kodot Verichrome Flash: Off

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SHINE, did

July 16, 2010

A simple review of Shine: a Burlesque Musical: Go See It. And for some possibly pertinent tidbits: Burlesque Music Dancing Silly, sexy, and sarcastic humor, and Innuendo In well-balanced doses Rampant references to kinky sex Includes three of my favorite Seattle performers, Polly Wood, the’Luminous Pariah, and Paris Original Five Seattle shows remaining, as of [...]

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SHINE, a “talented family of sexpots and misfits”

July 15, 2010

I almost saved $10.00 today, but I bought my tickets to SHINE: A burlesque musical about 20 minutes before a discount code was announced via Twitter. Technically I could have canceled my purchase and then bought a discounted ticket, but that seemed sort of silly and the money goes to a good cause, so I [...]

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Using my tools and talents for good

July 13, 2010

Today I came up with another idea for making use of some of the vintage things I have saved—pocket notebooks with postcards as covers. These were pretty fun and easy to make, but of course the right tools made that so. These included: bone folder booklet stapler colored staples fancy die-cutting device for rounding corners [...]

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Stickley in the mud

July 12, 2010

Occasionally my heritage pays off—Such as those times when I recognize the lineage of an object, that otherwise “untrained” eyes pass over. It’s not a big deal, it’s just something I’ve acquired through years of exposure. (And, my knowledge is much less than my siblings’ who’ve stayed active in the antiques and collectible realm much [...]

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