Artist Inspired: September 2016: Gold

It is so hard to believe that a month has past.  I am still in the recovery process of foot surgery and am unable to go out and take photographs right now. The last time I blogged with Artist Inspired, the theme was blue and I shared image from our trip to Friday Harbor.  This month the theme is gold and I decided to…

Seattle: Capital Hill

March in Seattle and we have now been here about 7 days.  We have the evening and one more day to spend in the city and then we head out on the road. In the evening we will be walking up to Capital Hill to meet up with a friend.  Not knowing where we were going we decided to spend the afternoon exploring Capital…

Tell me a story: June 2016

Tell me a Story is live and this month the quote is from Deepak Chopra: “To make the right choices in life, you have to get in touch with your soul. To do this, you need to experience solitude, which most people are afraid of, because in the silence you hear the truth and know the solutions”  Solitude for me often comes when we…

Seattle City Scenes

When I first heard that my brother was coming to the US, my head said I wanted to be with him, my heart said I wanted to visit my daughter in Macedonia.  Richard however, said we were going to Seattle.  I was so torn.  We went to Seattle, and I have to be honest I fell in love with the city.  There was so…

Seattle: International Chinatown District

When I was in San Francisco I really wanted to go to Chinatown and that did not happen.  So before we even got on the airplane I voiced that the one thing I wanted to do was go to Chinatown.  We walked from our hotel the Chinatown.  It was probably a 20 minute walk from the city center, but I was happy to do…

Seattle City Library

The Seattle City Library was one on my favorite places to visit.  It was an architectural delight. From the outside it had the most interesting design. Inside was just a dream of patterns.  I was told by a friend to head up to the 10th floor and go out onto the narrow balcony and look down.  Mmm – not as far as the Space…

Share Six: April 6, 2016: Water

Water was the theme chosen by Katherine Cobert of Cobert Photography for the month of April. As I mentioned when we started up this group, I was heading up to Seattle. Seattle is a beautiful city, but for me getting out into the countryside was where I found the true beauty.  The trip was pretty gray and drizzly, but there was still incredible beauty…