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Lyart Sycamore leaf

Another variation in colours – again drawn from a real leaf.

“When lyart leaves bestrow the yird …..”


Sycamore leaf in yellow

I had fun with this  – wish I had taken a photograph of the leaf itself as followed a pencil sketch of a real one. 6 more words


Nothing Green (Tanka)

nothing green
grows under the dead snag
only red clay
where his boots finally fell –
the ones I polished daily –

Carpe Diem Haiku Kai


Carpe Diem Haiku Kai

A tree grows in Big Sur

Yesterday, I received this short article and photo from Howard Jones, and I liked it so much, I asked if I could reprint it here. I loved that it tells a story that is so indicative of Big Sur. 218 more words


432 Somonauk Avenue, Sycamore, Illinois

This was the home of MaryAnn Sanderson Oakland and Thomas Lewis Oakland in 1918 at the time of his death.  I don’t know how long they had lived there. 59 more words


So much for a day off

So today was the last day of my long weekend, so I went out to clean the shed & sharpen my tools. If only…….
I put some finish on the natural edge maple bowl I started on Saturday. 187 more words