Wednesday, June 08, 2011

A terrific evening on the bay

Some of the most beautiful sunsets are here on Sequim Bay. I have to take pictures rapidly because the scene changes very quickly. Just as in a play, sunsets are living works of art always changing and on the move

Tuesday, March 22, 2011


This is how I feel everyday !  Whoopee!

Monday, March 21, 2011

Spring Daffs

Spring finally!  My friend Maryann's lovely dining table she's an inspiration!

Friday, March 18, 2011

Glasses to Forks

Green Irish beer, corned beef and cabbage, dancing at the Ajax in Hadlock....

Thursday, March 17, 2011

St Patrick

Happy St Patrick's Day
                                                   From Rudy and Geri

Wednesday, March 16, 2011


I think spring is finally here......Hurray!!!!!!

Tuesday, March 15, 2011


"Stella" is checking out artist Nick Cave's  (at SAM) gorgeous scarf ...she likes it.

Monday, March 14, 2011

"Morning Aria" Liberating thoughts in a hammock.

My morning ritual........a walk with RUDY my soft coated Wheaten ......... stopping at the hammock for a liberating swing then to the Secret Spot to meditate. Up the hill to my studio to paint my "Morning Arias".....

My Hammock

"Morning Aria"

Friday, March 11, 2011

Opening nite at SAM ......Nick Cave has invaded the museum with his "Sound Suits"!Dancers wearing the artists creations wildly circulated through the giant entrance hall engaging everyone to join in the fun.The exhibit is one to see! Rooms full of marauding "people" in beautifully executed "suits" ........each feel alive, like they will move and join you on your tour. Awesome!

Thursday, March 10, 2011

"Spring in Sequim"

I think it is Spring in Sequim!  We have Spring rain,  rainbows, 
 sunshine, and flowers! And the temperature is in the 50's! 
Primroses,  daffodils,  tulips in the garden and flowering fruit tree 
branches in the house.

Wednesday, March 09, 2011

Weekend at the Market

I had a lovely weekend at the "INN AT THE MARKET".......and the opera,dinner at Daniel's and attended a seminar at Nordstroms. Took LOTS of shots at the market for a hotel project.

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

"The Illusionist"

I participated in a "Salon" at the Rose Theater in Port Townsend after I saw the charming animated movie "The Illusionist"....a screenplay written by Jacque Tati and film by Sylvain Chomet. Brought back wonderful memories of "Mr. Hulot's Holiday".

Monday, February 28, 2011

The Studio in Snow

My studio is all dressed in snow!! Beautiful.....but it all turned to ice--on the road, the trees and my driveway. What an adventure!!!

Friday, February 25, 2011

Breakfast in Seattle

This morning I had breakfast at "Macrina Bakery and Cafe" in Seattle.....voted one of the top 10 bakeries in "America" I had a "Bialy" with fried egg, bacon, tomato, fresh basil...........and a double shot  latte.......great start for the weekend.

                                      "Macrina Bakery"

                                         "A Bialy"

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Photo Day

Having a great time in Seattle. Staying at a wonderful hotel "The Inn At The Market".....beautiful hotel . Doing an all day photo shoot at the Pike Place Market and some of downtown. I visited the Bubble Gum wall at the Pike Place Market....go see it if you can. Looking out from my window at the Inn......Puget Sound looks beautiful today.

    Inn at the Market

  Magic shop in the bowels of Pike Place Market

 Bubble Gum wall

Flowers at the Pike Place Market

arch of glass at the convention center 

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

It's Spring

I think it's spring!!! Went to opening night of the Northwest Flower and Garden of the best shows yet!!........It was snowing outside, but for me inside....the flowers of spring.

Monday, February 21, 2011

"The Garden Bistro"

A new sandwich shop has opened in Sequim, "The Garden Bistro"..........the best BLT ever!!........crispy bacon, tomato, iceberg lettuce, mayo on buttered Pane D'Amore Bakery's; Grandma's White Bread.  Thanks John and David for enriching our community!!

Friday, February 18, 2011

Dinner out at Ajax

Had a fabulous time at a wine tasting and a 5 course dinner at the "Ajax Cafe" in Hadlock, WA. Fun with the winemaker as he talked about his "Naked Winery" in Hood River, Oregon.

Chef Jon Luzadder presented a variety of seafood pastas, meat dishes and elegant desserts........the squash and pear soups were awesome................Marc, Christi, Jeannine and I had a tremendous amount of FUN!!.........Rudy too!! Thank you Ajax.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Wednesday an Interesting Time

Peace and calm in my studio........Recollecting myself..........It's a mystery day today!!!

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Valentine's Day!!

My favorite holiday!!  I received 2 valentines full of love. made my day!!!!

                                         Valentines Dress

Monday, February 14, 2011

Valentines Day

No obligations for gifts or for sending cards to long lists of names.........just send love to those you what you feel in your heart!!.......

Friday, February 11, 2011

Wine Tasting

Thanks to Robin and Doug for hosting a wine tasting of Amy Aiken's Napa Valley Meander Cellars wines. Amy is charming and knows her wine. The Sauvignon Blanc is just what I love in a white wine......character, fruity, luscious to the tongue.........Met good friends there.

Thursday, February 10, 2011


Had a wonderful dinner with friends, Christie and Marc, at my home last night. We dined on Maria's baked chicken with black beans and rice...........accompanied by a bottle of red wine that Marc selected..........finished off with a lemon souffle' and "Patron xo Cafe".  Christie and Marc have so graciously allowed me to showcase some of my Valentine's Day greeting cards at their bird store "Wild Birds Unlimited". Please stop by their store.


Wednesday, February 09, 2011

Our Daily Walks

I  whisked by my January Birthday in Phoenix, Arizona.......loved the Camelback Inn.......and brunch with friends. Now back home with daily walks with Rudy, my Wheaten Terrier..........we walk thru the forrest......up and down mossy covered trails that run alongside of the cliff........going down to the water of Sequim Bay.......great view of Mt. Anderson in the Olympic Mtns.:.....full of fresh snow. Then back up to meditate at our secret spot......( Rudy meditates too )........then we finally reach the studio, where I paint my "Morning Aria's"............and so the day begins.


Tuesday, February 08, 2011

Artwork bought by Dentist

We have just sold several paintings and framed photographs to a dentist office in Port Townsend,WA. The pictures really liven up the office and allow the patients to look at something that is beautiful and calming. here are just three of the many we put up.

Friday, February 04, 2011 of love

Wishing I was in Paris for Valentine's Day!!!!

Thursday, February 03, 2011

Kung Hii Fatt Chui

"Congratulations and be Prosperous"
We are celebrating the Chinese New Year tonight at the Typhoon Thai Restaurant.......has terrific food. The "drunken noodles" are terrific I have just discovered a new magazine called the   "Art of Eating".....comes our back about it next week.....after I have digested it.

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

Home to the Bay

Home to my  beautiful studio on the bay.  Peace!

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Arizona Fun

Just returned from Gilbert Arizona, visiting with my friends ...celebrating my birthday and finishing Xmas ...James kept the Xmas decorations up for us to see ......Santas and decorated trees all thru the house.....about 60 of them. WOW what a house!!!

Monday, January 31, 2011

Happy,Happy Birthday

My birthday, my birthday...........Oh my........ my birthday!!...... delightful time for family, good friends, terrific  food, interesting creativity, and oh my the fun had by one and all.