Ka-Boom!

Personally I really liked that the July 4th US holiday fell on a Wednesday this year. Gave us all the chance to have a weekend in the middle of the week! Spent a lovely few hours picnicking along the East River in LIC with Neil and our friends Margaret and Julia. The Macy’s fireworks at […]

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Sears Willis Tower

The Sears Tower in Chicago – now called the Willis Tower – is the second tallest building in the United States. (The new One World Trade building in Manhattan is taller.) When I was in Chicago last year for the Urban Sketchers Symposium, I found it a challenge to include the building and still have […]

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The Bean

I just returned from Chicago, setting for the 8th International Urban Sketchers Symposium. I always enjoy these events, not only because it’s a chance to re-connect with friends made over the years, but also because I meet so many people in my workshops who are excited to be drawing on location. What could be better […]

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