Sunday, January 31, 2010

No Trespassing

The old Elks Lodge

as beautiful and historic
as it might be
is in a sad state of decay.

Saturday, January 30, 2010


Café and wine bar.

Next to the Grand Cinema.

Friday, January 29, 2010

Sunday, January 24, 2010

On a Small Scale

Here's a place
with things to touch
and climb on and through

for the younger set
visiting Pt. Defiance Zoo and Aquarium.

Saturday, January 23, 2010

I am the Walrus

Taking a dip in the pool

at Pt. Defiance Zoo.

Friday, January 22, 2010

Quill Society

Charter member

of the quill society.

Thursday, January 21, 2010


On a walking path

at Pt. Defiance Park.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

County-City Building

Some of Tacoma and Pierce County's governmental functions
are housed here, including the Superior Court
of the State of Washington for Pierce County.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Still a Threat

Pharmacy in Stadium District.
Flu shots available-
roll up your sleeve.

Monday, January 18, 2010

The Family

Bronze sculpture at Pt. Defiance Park.

Sunday, January 17, 2010


Guess where I was yesterday?

Pt. Defiance Zoo.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Crossing the Narrows Bridge

I guess I should say "old Narrows Bridge"
when I refer to it, since there's a parallel bridge
for traffic coming into Tacoma from Key Peninsula.

Monday, January 11, 2010


Give it a try.
Tacoma Art Museum's Open Art Studio.

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Looks Like Rain

But this time of year,
that's not a surprise.

Saturday, January 9, 2010

Card Stock

Cards with an Asian flair.

Tacoma Art Museum.

Friday, January 8, 2010

A Bit of Color

The antidote to a gray day:

Colorful aprons hanging in the gourmet section
of Metropolitan Market.

Thursday, January 7, 2010

A Flashback to Chalk the Walk

Chalk the Walk is a summer thing in Tacoma.

Once a week, artists of the impermanent make a statement.

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Another Chihuly Bit

I never get tired of Dale Chihuly's work.

And since we have it abundance locally,
I love to share it.

Hope you don't mind.

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

The Funeral of a Deputy

Flags are at half mast locally
to honor Pierce County Sheriff's Deputy
Kent Mundell

who was killed in the line of duty late last year.
His funeral service is today at the Tacoma Dome.