Category Archives: eastern Oregon

Playa: September 23 & 24

Monday, Sept 23, last days…. A busy day in the compound. The full set of fall residents is to arrive next Sunday, so lots of staff members are here, working to make sure the cabins are ready and the Compound … Continue reading

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Playa, September 20 & 21, 2013

Saturday, September 20, 2013 I’m feeling that winding down sensation. The last weekend, then Monday, and then Jer arrives on Tuesday, we pack, and head out early on Wednesday, back to the land of trees and low hovering clouds. At … Continue reading

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Playa, Thursday and Friday, Sept 18 and 19, 2013

Thursday Sept 19 As I walked back from the Commons last night, I saw the moon rising in the east over the playa. It was not a huge moon like one sometimes sees but it illuminated the entire lake bed. … Continue reading

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Playa, September 17, 2013

Sept 17, Tuesday I had an exciting morning. Went out with Rachel at 6:30 A.M. — this meant getting up at 5:30 because I’m a nervous nelly —  and I needed to heat up a cup of coffee so I … Continue reading

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Playa, September 15 & 16, 2013

Sunday morning, Sept. 15 I am outside on the Commons deck, where the lawn and ponds and playa are quite beautiful and the laptop is almost readable in the sun. It’s only 11 AM but I’ve already worked on a … Continue reading

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Playa, September 14, 2013

Saturday, September 14: Yesterday I climbed up the hill across the road. It’s actually a kind of “front range” to Winter Ridge ( a set of small hills in front of the basalt of the Ridge) where I found a … Continue reading

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Playa: September 13th

Friday, Sept 13, 2 013 The big excitement of the day, aside from the fact that I got two more paintings started and the one from yesterday was almost dry today, is that I saw, and then tasted, my first … Continue reading

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