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Knitty Bear

Yesterday was the first non-rainy weekend day in quite awhile. So I took the opportunity to walk down to the salon for my hair appointment. According to my map app, it was a distance of 3.7 miles. Totally doable. So … Continue reading

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Andrew Wyeth: In Retrospect

On Christmas Eve Day, my husband and I went downtown to see this exhibit at the Seattle Art Museum. Even if you don’t know who Andrew Wyeth is, you probably have seen an image of “Christina’s World,” commonly seen in … Continue reading

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Sidney, BC

For New Year’s, Tim and I took an overnight trip up to Sidney, BC. Early Saturday morning, we drove up to Anacortes to catch the 8:30 ferry to Sidney. After checking in at our motel, we set out on foot … Continue reading

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Our European Vacation: Amsterdam Museums

Like Paris, Amsterdam is crammed with museums. Of course, we went to the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh museum, but we also toured Het Scheepvaartmuseum (the National Maritime Museum), the Amsterdam Historical Museum, and the Verzetsmuseum (Dutch Resistance museum), and … Continue reading

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Our European Vacation: The Rodin Museum

I’ve loved works by Rodin since I first saw one. Going to the Rodin Museum in Paris, housed in the Hôtel Biron, where Rodin lived for a time, was a real treat. Walking through the various rooms and see the … Continue reading

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Our European Vacation: The Louvre

Of course, we visited the Louvre. To avoid waiting in line to buy our tickets, we purchased them in advance at a nearby Fnac outlet. We had already walked by earlier in our trip, and seen firsthand the egregiously long … Continue reading

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At the Art Museum: Kehinde Wiley

This morning, Tim and I made a point of heading downtown to see the exhibit of artwork at the Seattle Art Museum by Kehinde Wiley, before it closes tomorrow. I’m glad we went, but I’m also glad we didn’t go … Continue reading

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