Author Archives: Carol

About Carol

Thank you in advance for respecting my art. All the images and text posted to this blog are owned my me and protected by copyright law. Copying any of the content here without permission is against the law and you know, not cool. Many thanks again.

Capturing Lummi

Well its been awhile since I’ve posted anything here. Brian & I been struggling through some challenges over the last six months, but recently we took some time for ourselves and participated in a three day food / photography workshop … Continue reading

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And then there was snow…

We had two days of snow. Beautiful snow. It started coming down as I was headed for bed Thursday evening. Friday morning I awoke to 2 inches of fluffy, bright white powder blanketing our neighborhood. I love the snow. It … Continue reading

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The Last Piece

With family & friends either out of town or moved away, Brian & I found ourselves spending Thanksgiving and the long weekend by ourselves this year, which we were looking forward to. As lovely as it is to gather with … Continue reading

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Hello! How are you? If you have been following me on social media then you probably noticed I haven’t been there in a little while. I found myself feeling a bit overwhelmed and decided I needed a little quiet and … Continue reading

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Santa Catalina Island, part 2

Continuing my story from yesterday, Brian & I spent our last day inland. A thirty-minute stroll from Avalon City center is the Wrigley Memorial & Botanical Gardens. The memorial honors the memory of William Wrigley Jr., the chewing gum giant. … Continue reading

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Santa Catalina Island, part 1

A couple of weeks ago we were on this lovely island, attending the annual Jazz Festival that took place in the iconic Casino building you see here. This is only the second time we’ve attended this annual event, but thoroughly … Continue reading

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Gettin’ Figgy With It

Our fig tree is 10 years old now. It took 4 years before it started bearing fruit. Since then we have had a decent harvest every year…except this year. We actually have lots of figs on the tree…unripe ones that … Continue reading

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Garden Glimpses and Ice Cream Too!

We are coming to the end of the season here in Seattle. The hops growing up the trellis is still pretty green, but I’m seeing bits of brown on the tips of the leaves. Won’t be long now before it … Continue reading

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Back to the Core through Traditions – Tomatoes

Hello everyone! It has been a super long time since I’ve posted anything to the blog…not since May in fact. It was a sad time. My friend had just experienced a couple of losses in her family and I felt … Continue reading

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Fragile Things

Journal entry: May 27,2016 I sit in the little cafe…my first time here. It is filled with people I don’t know. Many are laughing and smiling in a group. A few others are like me, wanting to be alone in … Continue reading

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