Category Archives: Music

A Productive Day

I woke Jean at 6:00 AM to see the sunrise. It was spectacular before the sun came over the mountains. Unfortunately by the time we got up and got our cameras the sun was up. It is still beautiful, but … Continue reading

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Victoria B.C.

Yesterday we escaped Seattle’s rainy morning and headed north to British Columbia where the sun always shines. Okay, a bit of hyperbole there. After an hour and a half on the ferry we arrived to a drizzle, stopped to do … Continue reading

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The Art Institute of Chicago

Today we immersed ourselves in art. A brisk 1 1/2 mile walk in the rain brought us to the lions guarding the entrance to the Art Institute of Chicago. I spent much time here in high school and have visited … Continue reading

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What A Difference A Day Makes

Sunday evening we capped Jean’s birthday with a trip to Pickled Fish, a bar/restaurant across the street from our condo. Dessert and drinks were our order because I already had made dinner at home. We settle into a table in … Continue reading

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Music and The Ocean

This morning began with packing the car for a week at the ocean. However, before leaving town there was the small matter of Ukestra Seattle giving a holiday concert as part of the Dusty Strings 30th Anniversary Holiday Open House. … Continue reading

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A Catch Up Post!

It has been five days since my last post and much has happened. Judi was still with us most of the week. We enjoyed the market day on Wednesday with my new favorite jazz band, Gig Street. They play a … Continue reading

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Jazz in Saint Remy

Thursday night we attended a wonderful jazz concert that was a tribute to Django Reinhardt. Django Revisited Big Band played two sets of music arranged for a big band. Twenty musicians filled the stage and hall with music! Lois Coeurdeuil … Continue reading

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Busy Week

It has been busy since my cousin Judi arrived Tuesday, so there have been few photos and little time to do a post. It has been raining and storming off and on since Tuesday, as of this afternoon it appears … Continue reading

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Music and Painting

Today I finished another study of the sky/mountain/water scene that I have been doing since London. This one is more colorful. It may be the last one I do of this motif. I’ve worked it with many different ideas and … Continue reading

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