Monthly Archives: November 2012


Written on November 24, 2012 at 6:03 pm, by

On Sunday, October 27th, I went to MoMA and spent the late morning and early afternoon perusing its collections. Had I known before I left for the morning that the MTA was shutting down the subways at 7pm that evening, I probably would have changed my plans and went to The New Museum and the Continue Reading »

The Museum of Natural History

Written on November 23, 2012 at 10:43 pm, by

On Saturday, October 26th, I spent the afternoon with friend Marisa and her new husband. They had come up from DC for the weekend and we had made plans to visit The American Museum of Natural History, which I had never previously explored. We only had a few hours to look through the museum, so Continue Reading »

Metropolitan Museum of Art – The Cloisters

Written on November 12, 2012 at 8:00 pm, by

A couple weeks ago, I left for a long weekend to visit friends in New York City. The most gracious Kai, Meridith and baby Ed hosted my stay in their new home located in East Williamsburg/ Bushwick. I had a red eye out of Seattle, landing early in the morning on a Thursday. I didn’t Continue Reading »

Lake Cushman

Written on November 12, 2012 at 4:54 pm, by

Lake Cushman is one of the most beautiful lakes I’ve ever seen, tucked away in the Southeastern corner of The Olympic National Park. It’s the epitome of summer and I was fortunate to have had several excursions to Cushman this past swimmin’ season. These photos document my last lake adventure of the year, and I Continue Reading »

Mount St Helens

Written on November 11, 2012 at 11:57 pm, by

Back in September, I took a drive up a mountain. This is what I saw:

A 50th B-day Celebration

Written on November 5, 2012 at 9:39 am, by

During Labor Day weekend, current Olympia residents and ex-pats alike celebrated Calvin Johnson’s 50th birthday at the South Bay Grange Hall. Tea was served and guests were encouraged to bring pie or other pastries for afternoon gnoshing. Dancing was to follow. It was a beautiful afternoon and time well spent with good friends and acquaintances. Continue Reading »

Summer and Fall and Stuff

Written on November 4, 2012 at 9:31 pm, by

A month ago, “Play” turned 8 years old. If my blog was a kid, it would be in 3rd grade. Someday I will get those first five years up on the new wordpress platform, oh so quietly, if only for posterity’s sake. Much has happened and many photographs have been taken in the past several Continue Reading »