Goodbye, 2015. I will not miss you. This was an exceptionally difficult year with few highlights. In May, I completed the Professional Printer Training Program at Tamarind, which was somewhat underwhelming. In April, I lost Alabama, my 13 year old cat, to congestive heart failure and endured the singular most difficult day of my life in the wake […]
This past December, The Bigelow House and Museum opened its doors to the public during a day long tour of historic Olympia Homes. I lived right down the block from the museum, and walked or drove past it almost every day. It was a pleasure to finally explore the interior and gain a brief glimpse […]
The Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge is one of my favorite places to bird watch in the South Sound area. I never tire of watching the seasons change in this beautiful wetland or awaiting seasonal migrants to appear in the seasonal grasslands and salty tidelands. Here are some of the birds I saw, minus the Northern […]
This month, September, is my last month as Gallery Director with Northern. I’m passing the project into the capable hands of Scott and Alex, local artists and entrepreneurs extraordinaire. After five years of working on the Olympia All Ages Project, from participating on the original board in 2008 to finding and renovating the original space […]
At the beginning of January, Arrington de Dionyso staged a 24 hour drawing performance at Northern. His drawings are totally gorgeous. You should check them out!