Monthly Archives: April 2016

Good to Put Your Feet Up

We left the house at the crack of dawn, climbed Masada, a six mile round trip, and then swam in the Dead Sea for an hour or so. After such a long, hot and wonderful day, it was time for … Continue reading

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Outside the Museum

The road in front of the Israeli Museum has an attractive sweeping curve which I sketched this morning. Today’s sketch pretty much focuses on the same view as a sketch I did back on February 14. Interestingly, both times as … Continue reading

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Quiet Time

The time difference between San Diego and Jerusalem coupled with a lot of walking through the Old City made for two very tired guests at the end of the day today. This is a quick sketch of them as they … Continue reading

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Mother and Baby Wait at Airport

I went to the airport to pick up our friends and while I waited I sketched a bit. This tired mom and baby were sitting nearby and I quickly sketched them both. This is a pen, paper and iPad sketch.

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Small Girl in Pink Rides the Bus

I sketched in pen while riding the train and bus today, lots of bumps but lots of fun. This was my last sketch of the day and a tiny girl in pink, holding onto the bar and her father’s hand, … Continue reading

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Sunny Road

It takes about an hour to drive down to Be’er Sheva from Jerusalem. I did several quick sketches as we drove there Sunday morning. The light was bright and the colors beautiful. These are composite sketches. Each time I would … Continue reading

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Man Reflects on Injustice of Parking Ticket

There is nothing like a parking ticket in a language you have trouble reading to make you feel wronged. Especially when you bought a parking pass, displayed it on the dashboard and departed fifteen minutes before it expired. It does … Continue reading

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Feral Cats of Jerusalem

There are wild cats everywhere in Jerusalem. These are bold cats, entering buildings in search of food, including our apartment, when the screen is not pulled. Cats are on the walkways, in the trash bins, the outdoor cafes, national monuments, … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day!

We were on our way to Passover dinner and stopped at Hadar Josef, a neighborhood of Tel-Aviv, where we lived 38 years ago. We tried to locate our old apartment but between the tremendous remodeling and our fading memories, we … Continue reading

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Happy Passover!

I went several times in the past three months to sketch the enormous sculpture by Alexander Calder but ended up sketching the incredible view that the sculpture frames out across the Jerusalem Forest. The sculpture sits in a large plaza … Continue reading

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