Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Garden Creatures

Here's a creature I painted while thinking of insects as weapons, against pests and other things in the garden.

Sunday, July 19, 2009

Seattle's green dry cleaner:

Saturday, July 18, 2009

do you Really want to sell that house?

OK! This house has finally been renovated. (Poor souls) and now it seems to be...for sale? This sign is about 3 inches by 5 inches. It's a bit of cardboard on a stick. Written with a magic marker, is, "for sale". I walked past an caught the sign. Is the grass (new...just put down in strips) for sale, or the house? How do you buy it? No number or way to contact anyone. Good luck.
Changing Home Prices in the top metro areas, according to the business journals:

Friday, July 17, 2009

Freddie Mac changes guidelines for appraisers:

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Beach Condos Auction

Condos that are coming up for auction in Westport . Photo of the site, and the one they apparently abandoned next door.

And, then across the street, where there is a feral cat population problem, this sign:

CREEPY logo:

Keep your own yacht out go...where...? Over the Gray's Harbor Bar for a day cruise? Whale watching? Out for a dinner cocktail cruise?

Perhaps just staying in, and watching the guys next door unload fish and clean out the fish unloading equipment.

Thursday, July 9, 2009

Wow. Now this is a big fish.

Monday, July 6, 2009

This is what those green things at the base of trees are:
Backyard cottages coming to a neighbor near you?

Sunday, July 5, 2009

How fun was this? Super fun. Gary Faigin's book, the Artist's Complete Guide to Facial Expression is the basis for his class. Above, notes on the board from day one of a five day workshop. GAGE is the school that Gary started with is wife, Pamela.

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Real Estate Open Houses

Really, do open houses sell real estate? No. However, we can see them online easier now, due to a much deferred idea to share open houses online that aren't simply the open houses of individual companies. Read about it here: new favorite place to eat green (and now drink beer) in Seattle: