Happy Retirement Larry

The Honda Helix was given to us – free. After all the mechanical fixes, upholstery, bonded title (that was a long process), and paint job, she’s mine! My mechanic husband kept calling her “ugly” and I kept responding “She’s not a monster!” Then as a joke, “She’s a Gila Monster.” Well the joke, took root as an idea, then a concept, then a plan, and was finally implemented. She definitely is hand-painted by an artist, not a professional who paints vehicles, but I love her and am very happy with my new wheels.

“Mail Art” between me and my Cleveland pen pal.

I stayed at this amazing B&B. It’s a Frank Lloyd Wright house and Linda, the proprietor is a fascinating host.

Heward House_10.20.2018.1.jpgHeward House Bed & Breakfast, Holbrook ArizonaHeward House_10.20.2018.2.jpgSketch hike preparation for the Artist and Residence in Guadalupe Mountains National Park.

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Mail Art 1 from KMJ

20170507_Mail Art Robert S for KatlasJourney
Mail Art 1 from Robert S. Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild is an all volunteer organization. Artists who are displaying paintings docent two shifts. During my shifts I meet quite a few interesting people who visit the gallery. Robert S. from the Cleveland, OH area told me that he is a mail artist. When I asked him about it, he explained that he decorates envelopes and has done so for years. He sent me a letter in a decorated envelope and now we are occasional pen pals sharing mail art. Thanks Robert.

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Mail Art 2 from Robert S.

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Mail Art 2 from KMJ

“Mail Art” between me and my Cleveland pen pal.

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