Monthly Archives: September 2013
There are places in the San Juan Islands that are accessible only by boat or float plane. I’m imagining that this cute little fishing boat is someone’s island transport.
The olives are ripening all over the county in the groves and alongside the roads. California is becoming a Mecca for olive oil. Hundreds of thousands of acres are being densely planted with miniature olive trees and grown in the … Continue reading
My “series” of paintings of Stevenson’s Bridge has grown to three (anything less than three isn’t really a series!) This time I decided to walk over to the Bridge in the late afternoon when the shadows are interesting. As I … Continue reading
Here’s a pair of pears. I took the minimalist approach and tried to paint them with the fewest strokes possible!
Today Team Oracle-USA successfully defended the America’s Cup by beating Team Emirates-New Zealand nine races to eight. We watched all 17 races, rooting for Emirates-New Zealand all the way – mostly because Larry Ellison who bankrolls Oracle is NOT our … Continue reading
I read a fascinating article about the Carolina Dog in the New York Science Times. They are “America’s Natural Dog”, predating the arrival of Europeans to the Americas. They have short, crinked “fishhook” tails and have a habit of digging … Continue reading
Here are a few of the 16 pounds of tomatoes I gathered yesterday. Some of them are weighing in at a pound apiece! They are a colorful bunch – fun to paint.
I thought that this year my tomato crop was going to be a bust. Nothing but little green tomatoes on my plants in the middle of August. The crop wasn’t a bust – just delayed. Today I harvested 16 pounds … Continue reading
O.K., this is a wild one. I’m going to leave you guessing what it is. If nobody figures it out, I’ll give you a hint tomorrow!