2013 Year in Review

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Will sitting on the back porch of the ranch with Jim.

Dot waiting for the festivities to begin for her 70th birthday party. Sonja putting the finishing touches on the lovely luncheon.

Vicki and Warren came up to celebrate Thanksgiving with us.

Robin & Will at the Palace Hotel Garden Court for a Victorian Christmas Tea.

Sunset from the house.

Sunset from the house.

Bearded Iris

There is a frog in the frog.

Nap time for all 3 cats. 30+ pounds of cat.

The brothers Bandit and Pirate - they grew up!

Best buddies - Bandit and Pickwick

Pickwick taking over Will's desk for a snooze.

Results from the dyeing and fiber weekend in June with Griffin Dyeworks.

Results from the dye evening at the house for our local Barony - Kamala, Brazilwood, Madder, & Logwood.

Scarves washed and pressed from the various dye events. L-R - Lichen, Indigo, Indigo exhaust with Logwood exhaust over, Kamala with Indigo exhaust over, Cochineal, exhausted Kamala Logwood & Cochineal, Kamala. All tie dye.

Family recipe for chocolate potato cake with chocolate icing. Made it for Will's birthday barbeque. Featured in http://dyingforchocolate.blogspot.com/2013/07/celebration-chocolate-potato-cake-robin.html

Visited the Asian Museum in San Francisco to see the Terracota & Bronze figures from Xian. 4 horses and carriage with driver - 1/5 size.

Window from fashion week in New York - mixed media dresses.

Night picture of the harbor buildings in Albany when we visited for Bouchercon.

Also in port in Albany on a visit is this reproduction of the vessel Half Moon - Henry Hudson's ship that he sailed into Hudson Bay.


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