Nov. 14 UPDATE: Machinists voted a resounding no to Boeing’s contract offer. Sketched Nov. 13, 2013 This morning I took my sketchpad to the aerospace worker’s union hall in Everett, where thousands of Boeing machinists stood in line throughout the day to vote on a company contract. For the most part, the atmosphere was pretty somber,…More
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Sketched Aug. 24, 11:52 a.m. [Click sketch to view larger] The flight deck of the USS Abraham Lincoln provided a picture-perfect view of the Puget Sound as I sketched and chatted with new sailor Kayde Williamson, 20, of Moses Lake. The Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Fueling) Airman is one of more than 5,000 personnel serving on…More
Sketched Aug. 24 at Everett’s Naval Station [Click sketch to view larger] On Tuesday, I showed you a view of the USS Abraham Lincoln from the streets of Everett. The aircraft carrier already looked big from afar, but it was even more imposing from Pier Alpha at Everett’s Naval Station, so enormous that I…More
Sketched at 3:56 p.m. in Everett, WA. [Click sketch to view larger] I live in Snohomish County and have visited Everett a number of times, but I didn’t know that an aircraft carrier, the USS Abraham Lincoln, had its port there — I just learned that during Seafair’s Fleet Week. The warship, which employs…More
May 11, 4:59 p.m. [Click sketch to view larger] Last time I drove by this intersection in Everett I decided to stop for a sketch. High Flying Espresso is at 112th Street SW and Airport Road — have you gone by it? I see many coffee kiosks around Snohomish County all the time but this one caught…More
Feb. 4, 5:45 p.m. [Click on sketches to view larger] With the Vancouver Games just days away, the Comcast Community Ice Rink in Everett is busier than normal. Coach Melani Young said they see an increase in participation every four years “because everybody wants to be Apolo Ohno.” People come here to take…More