Monthly Archives: March 2011

Variation on the Variations

A few days ago I worked on three small collages using similar shapes and colors but different compositions.  The colors and layers were subtle and a keen observer pointed out that they just weren’t translating well on the computer screen. … Continue reading

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Candy Kimono

This past holiday season brought a visit from our son, his fiancée, and their friends who live in Japan (also our daughter who will read this and not be pleased if I leave her out.)  Our son has been a … Continue reading

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Variations

There is always more than one way to do anything.  Composers, visual artists, chefs, to name a few, have worked with variations on a theme.  I guess the popular take on this direction is a ‘series’ of work.  First I … Continue reading

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Salmonidae: Salmo Salar or Atlantic Salmon

Now that the fish truck is back on our horizon, we will be able to get fresh wild salmon.  Salmon is one of my favorite fish to eat.  I prefer the fillets to the steaks, but it’s all good.  I’m … Continue reading

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Chili Pepper and Eucalyptus Landscape

Again, we have snow on the ground.   It really wasn’t a problem since we didn’t need to go anywhere.  I didn’t have to shovel a dog path; Bella is tall enough to deal with the six inches of snow … Continue reading

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Good Day

Yesterday was a typical weather day here- chilly, damp and no sun.  It could be worse, and Wednesday promises to deliver some sort of spring snow again.  However, the day inside was very good.  A visit from a long time … Continue reading

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More Moon Madness

On March 19th we were treated to a super “perigee moon.”  The moon appeared bigger than it usually does. Full Moons vary in size because of the oval shape of the Moon’s orbit. It is an ellipse with one side … Continue reading

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