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Lush Layers: Karen Silve

While Mr. F and I are camping in Yosemite, I’m resharing some posts you might have missed the first go ’round!  Enjoy! Our memories of places and experiences are not simply visual recollections of what we saw, but a…

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This Artsy Life: So Long, 2013!

I don’t know about you, dear Artsies, but I am ready to say goodbye to 2013 and get to the good stuff that I just know is waiting in the New Year!  All in all, 2013 was a pretty…

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Artsy Spot: The Pearl District Portland

One of my favorite things to do in Portland is a little gallery-hopping.  There is such a rich creative atmosphere there and this past weekend, I was seriously craving some thought provoking art.  And boy, did I get it!…

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This Artsy Life: Weekend 42 [ Time Keeps on Slippin’ ]

The end is fast approaching, ya’ll.  In less than 4 weeks, we will be setting off again to parts as yet unknown.  While there isn’t much to do in this little town during the week, there is an overwhelming…

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This Artsy Life: Weekend 40 [ Atmosphere is Almost Everything ]

With every new place, we make out a list of our “must sees” while we are there and this weekend, the sun finally came out, so we took full advantage and happily crossed a few items off our list!…

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Painting Confidences: Dorothy Goode

I’ve been told I’m a good listener.  So people tend to tell me things.  Secret stuff that maybe no one else knows.  We all have that friend, the one everyone confides in and is completely confident their secrets will…

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These Bucks Are BUCK: Rachel Denny

Seattle, Seattle, Seattle ( Marcia Brady voice ).. we arrived on Saturday and are completely in love with the city but overwhelmed by apartment hunting.  So this week, I’m re-running posts featuring some favorite Seattle artists.  Sorry for the…

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Artsy on Escape Into Life: Misha Ashton-Moore

It’s not what you do, it’s how you do it.  Double-exposure photography is hardly a new concept, but the way Portland, Oregon photographer Misha Ashton-Moore does it is something special!  I immediately feel for her warm + cool palettes…

This Is Oregon, photo by Julian Biowalas

LoveThisLandia: This Is Oregon

My husband and I love Oregon.  George lived for a while on the Northern Coast of Oregon and last year, we lived in Southern Oregon while he worked in Grants Pass.  The beauty and natural diversity there is just…

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Artsy on Escape Into Life: Anna Magruder

Every time I go back to the work of Portland artist Anna Magruder, I fall more in love with it.  Come and see why over on Escape Into Life today! Anna Magruder on Escape Into Life…