Day trip up the Steese

Nice day for a drive. 50 degrees in North Pole this morning. It was 54 degrees when we got to Davidson Ditch, 63 mile Steese. We went on up to 12 Mile Summit. Temperature dropped to 44 but, the sun was out. We walked down the Circle to Fairbanks Trail for a while. I gotContinue reading “Day trip up the Steese”

Late Winter Trip to Denali

It has been an exceptional March as far as weather goes.  We decided to take a drive down to check out the park. We did not see much wildlife, however we did get to experience some fast changes in the weather. The temperature was 41 degrees when we got there, the skies were overcast but,Continue reading “Late Winter Trip to Denali”

Too nice to stay indoors !

It was a beautiful afternoon, much too nice to be inside.  I put aside my beads to go for a walk.  We headed to the Chena Lakes – River area.  We walked across the flood control area and around the lake.  It was cool when we started out at the flood control area.  The pondContinue reading “Too nice to stay indoors !”

Back to beading

The head swelling has abated. After having two pieces accepted in 64th Parallel, getting Honorable Mention for one of them, finding out that one of them was purchased and getting ready for my Artist of the Month show, I can now settle back into a routine of beading. I finally got around to making aContinue reading “Back to beading”

The Cabin

I am still working on the cabin.  I am anxious to get the flat sections finished and get started on the layered areas.  The bushes, flowers and tree branches will be a second layer and the tree leaves will be added on last.  Lots to do. Once I get finished with the green ares IContinue reading “The Cabin”

Cabin in the Wilderness

Since we now have nearly 23 hours of daylight I will start a bead art piece using tons of tiny beads!  This piece is approximately  9 inches by 12 inches.  I spent one day getting the foundation together and drawing the basic outlines.  I am using size 11/0, 13/0, 15/0, and the smallest so farContinue reading “Cabin in the Wilderness”

New Bead Art

Getting ready for summer.  I will be one of the Artists in Cabin 13 again this summer.  This is a small cabin in Pioneer Park, a lovely tourist stop in Fairbanks.  The cabin is sponsored by Fairbanks Arts Association, artists bring in their work and man the cabin one day a week. It is aContinue reading “New Bead Art”

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