These carvings are in wood and soapstone. The pieces are in a gallery in Victoria, British Columbia. The owner of the gallery was kind and let me take photos...
posted on Oct. 21, 2009
Chinese Gardens in Vancouver
I have just retired (this month) and celebrated it with a trip to Canada and Alaska. Now that I have the time and energy to do some things I want to do, I'm...
posted on Oct. 05, 2009
Very early Spring
I couldn't believe it yesterday. I looked around and the first fruit trees are blooming, about a month early
posted on Jan. 24, 2009
One of the major joys of my life, my piano, is being rebuilt. It's about 100 years old and was handmade….but things like strings and hammers wear out and...
posted on Jan. 22, 2009
fire-affected light, 80 miles away
While we were in Central California, there were fires burning in the northern part of the state….probably about 80 miles away. It was fascinating what this did...
posted on July 03, 2008
Cliffs of Montana de Oro
We visited Montana de Oro (central California coast.) I was fascinated by the formations and stratification of the rocks and cliffs and the interplay of the...
posted on July 01, 2008