Category Archives: Close to home

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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Launching vintagesignsanjose.com (and asking for your help)

If you know a history buff, interested in the history of Santa Clara Valley. Or someone who lived in the area and might know more about these signs or have a story to share, could you point them to the site? Continue reading

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Selective Color

Two sketches of the same place. Continue reading

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Pages from last weekend

Remembering with a sketchbook. Continue reading

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A beautiful day with Gaye

Persimmon day! Continue reading

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