Category Archives: Ukulele

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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On The Road Again

Picasso is loaded and hitched to our faithful Ford Escape and escaping we are. The heat finally arrived in Seattle and we are headed to (we hope) cooler places. First we will try close to the sea and then we … Continue reading

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Next Destination – Flagstaff, Arizona

Today we packed our bags and left our Worldmark condo in Santa Fe. Six hours later we were at Walnut Canyon National Monument just outside of Flagstaff. Although we have visited before, this unique cliff dwelling location always has something … Continue reading

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The Land of Enchantment

Today we left family and friends in Colorado Springs and headed south. As we crossed the mountains through Raton Pass into New Mexico we put Carlos Nakai on the ipod and were carried into New Mexico on his melodies. After … 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 Walk to the Windmill

Today it was cloudy. Despite the recent cloudy and cool weather the oranges continue to ripen outside our window. We waited until mid-afternoon and decided to take a hike when the sky became lighter. Our destination was the windmill that … 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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