Category Archives: california

Plugging On

A recent post from John Muir Laws titled The Enemy of the Good: moving beyond perfectionism has been an open tab in my browser for the last couple of weeks, and I’ve re-read it a few times. It couldn’t be more well timed. It’s … Continue reading

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SFMoMa and a night in the city

In San Francisco sunshine or rain
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Odds and Ends and the Winchester Mystery House

A strange house, gouache persimmons, bubble tea and cats on a couch. All in one post. Continue reading

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Looking (very hard) for a silver lining

Why yesterday was amazing. Continue reading

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Beauty- Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial

This show at the San Jose Museum of Art deserves a lot more than the hour and half I was there, so I’ll be back for more, But meanwhile, here’s a little peek at some the the Beauties in the show. … Continue reading

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Reportage illustration with just 3 tools

Reportage illustration with one pen, one pencil and small journal. Continue reading

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A little rain in Oregon

Last week, we did a quick road trip up to Ashland in Southern Oregon. I could swear the weather changes just as you drive across the California-Oregon border. Dry and sunny one minute and rainy and green when you cross over. This might … Continue reading

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