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Liquid Light

January's Print of the Month (or thereabouts) comes from Chicago's Union Station -- the historic railway station near the loop. The great hall, where this was taken is an enormous room with about a 50-foot high ceiling. In the center of the room is a skylight about half the size of a basketball court. The light is delicious -- that's the only word I can find to describe it. It is so soft and so liquid that you should be able to scoop it up in a bucket. At rush hour Union Station is crowded, noisy, and hurried. At other times, such as when we were waiting for the train back to Seattle, it is nearly empty. I'm starting to prepare to begin getting ready for the small show I will have at the

Change to "print of the month" gallery

Prints of the Month -- beginning next month I'm going to pare down the prints-of-the-month gallery to keep only the past year's prints. If you are interested in any of the older ones, now is the time! February's Print of the Month (or thereabouts) comes from the village of Passau, Austria -- just a few miles east of Vienna -- on the Danube. It is built on a steep spit of land at the confluence of two rivers. This stairway is in a venerable castle overlooking both rivers. The light in there was wonderful but about 12 zones. "Regular Customer" Revisited -- Last night I went to a program about a new book "Seattle Then and Now" by Paul Dorpat and Gene Sherrard. Dorpat is a historian who has

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