Sketched Oct. 14, 2012 That quick excursion around Tacoma I was telling you about last week sure turned out to be educational. Another highlight of the unplanned drive towards Point Defiance Park was coming across the Fort Nisqually Living History Museum. Have you been there? The grounds include two restored buildings from the original Fort…More
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Sketched Oct. 14, 2012 Earlier this month I set foot in downtown Tacoma for the first time since moving to Seattle six years ago. I know, about time, huh? (Faithful readers of this blog may remember that I came to Tacoma to sketch the Kalakala ferry, but I spent most of my time kayaking…More
Sketched Jan. 30, 2012 It may be just a shell of what it once was, the most iconic ferry ever to crisscross Elliott Bay, but the 1930s-era Kalakala hasn’t lost all of its character. Not yet. This week I endured a two-hour paddle — and a humiliating plunge into Commencement Bay — to get an up-close…More