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Good food, good brew | Travel Sketcher

We have some good restaurants in this city. Tapped in Mukilteo is the new place in the Harbour Pointe area. If you are into good food and brew, check it out. It is so good to be... — Updated 4/15/2021

 

A favorite village in France | Travel Sketcher

If you have followed the Travelsketcher for even a short time, you know of my love of France. This is Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, one of my favorite village in the southeastern part of... — Updated 3/12/2021

 

Fresh air, spectacular mountain views | Travel Sketcher

John Muir said, "I would rather be in the mountains thinking of God, than be in church thinking of the mountains." I could not agree more. In these days of confinement I miss the... — Updated 2/24/2021

 

A message of hope | Travel Sketcher

I sketch to capture the moments of my life. Amanda Gorman was such an inspiration I had to capture the energy of the moment. She brought a message of hope into these troubled... — Updated 2/17/2021

 

Natural beauty | Travel Sketcher

Thanks to Ken Burns' documentary on our national parks I am revisiting some great times. This is Grand Teton National Park. Located next to Yellowstone, it is too often missed. Yet... — Updated 2/3/2021

 

Happy new ferry terminal | Travel Sketcher

We have a new ferry terminal and it is beautiful. I can't wait to walk the promenade from the lighthouse to the terminal, stopping to sketch at the benches along the way. Looking... — Updated 1/13/2021

 

Feeding the crows in Harbour Pointe | Travel Sketcher

Wishing you a Happy New Year! This is Tricia feeding peanuts to the crows on Harbour Pointe. They follow us, often picking up two peanuts in the shell at a time. It reminds me of a... — Updated 1/6/2021

 

A pint and a bit of history | Travel Sketcher

Hope you all had a great Thanksgiving, though probably small. If we could travel it would be fine to visit Australia, where it is springtime warm. This is a pub, The Hero of... — Updated 12/9/2020

 

Vive la France! | Travel Sketcher

In these days of not getting out much I continue to dream of France. Here is a farm and field from Normandy. I trust you are all well. Stay safe and let your mind take voyages to... — Updated 11/18/2020

 

A view from Elliott Bay | Travel Sketcher

Last week I spent a morning in the cold at the Elliott Bay Marina, sketching a couple of the homes that sit at water level. What a great place to live. Hope you are doing will,... — Updated 11/9/2020

 

Dreaming of France | Travel Sketcher

As many of you know, we had plans to move to France in July for a couple of years. Unfortunately, a world pandemic frustrated those plans. Yet we hope, and I sketch images of... — Updated 10/15/2020

 

A homestead near Lake Quinalt | Travel Sketcher

This is the barn from the homestead near Lake Quinalt. We are missing getting to travel much these days. Hope you are doing well, send me a photo of a place you have enjoyed... — Updated 9/23/2020

 

A last look at the ferry tollbooths | Travel Sketcher

The ferry tollbooths have been a fixture in Mukilteo for a long time and I wanted to sketch them before they move. Terry – the Travelsketcher is a Mukilteo resident who sketches... — Updated 9/9/2020

 

Sailing on South Lake Union | Travel Sketcher

Nice morning at Wooden Boat Center on South Lake Union. Feels good to get out a bit more these days. Sailing away on this schooner sounds pretty good in these days of staying-in.... — Updated 8/26/2020

 

The Beacon's new home | Travel Sketcher

A free press is something we must always respect. I am so grateful for local papers like The Beacon. They bring us the news that we would struggle to find without them. Thank you... — Updated 7/22/2020

 

Peaceful times in a small French village | Travel Sketcher

Hope you all had a great 4th. Summer is upon us yet, as is often the case, my mind is in France. If not for the virus we would be moving to Normandy right now. How things change.... — Updated 7/12/2020

 

Thoughts of a tiny village in France | Travelsketcher

Being the Travelsketcher my mind is often off to other places. This Eze, France. A tiny village perched in the mountains above the Mediterranean, well worth a visit. Hope you are... — Updated 7/3/2020

 

Even Harbour Pointe 'industrial area' appealing to the eye

In Mukilteo, especially in Harbour Pointe, even the industry buildings add to the beauty. Dillon Works is one of many, thanks. It is good to be getting out to enjoy this city in... — Updated 6/16/2020

 

The beach is open! | Travel Sketcher

It was so nice to get out and do a sketch on location. Kids playing. Kites in the air. Folks just sitting on logs. Just a bit of normal feels so right. Stay safe as things open up.... — Updated 5/29/2020

 

Montana ghost town | Travel Sketcher

A sketch from a ghost town in Montana a few years ago, timely considering our towns are a bit deserted these days, and it reminds me of how much I miss getting out into the open... — Updated 5/13/2020

 

Virtual travel continues | Travel Sketcher

Like all of you I am staying in, yet reliving some past trips. I did this sketch last week from a photo as part of a 30-day challenge to revisit past trips – a virtual break from... — Updated 4/22/2020

 

'Stay At Home' style travel | Travel Sketcher

Like the rest of you, the Travelsketcher is not doing any traveling, but I can revisit places to which I have traveled by sketching from photos. This is Moustiers-Sainte-Marie in... — Updated 4/22/2020

 

Flat-bottomed boats on the Loire River

These 30 foot long flat-bottomed boats have masts that fold down to go under the bridges on Loire River in France. Once used for freight they carry mostly tourists these days. We... — Updated 3/18/2020

 

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The views in this area are always sketch-worthy. This is from Duke's on Lake Union. Sailboat, Queen Anne, and the lake - even on a rainy day it is a delight.... — Updated 2/26/2020

 

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