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More boat art – row boat stained glass window at Cuttyhunk UM Church

I recently went up to Cuttyhunk Island, MA, alas for the island memorial service of our friend Wye Garfield. That meant I was in the Cuttyhunk United Methodist Church, a place in which I had not set foot for [ahem] a while. It always has been a lovely little church, the more so for a [...]

Lovely piece by potter Tim Christensen

Our friend Tim Christensen is a master potter. He has some amazing work, but I recently shared this one, called “Lost in the Fog” that I thought Chine bLog readers would enjoy.

Check him out if you are in Maine or Acton, MA.


Fun chance meeting with photographer Ellen Tynan

Last weekend we were out for a hikelet along the Potomac river and happened upon a woman enjoying the view of the marsh. We got talking and she mentioned, in particular, my Wooden Boat hat. She then revealed that she was a photographer who specialized in classic and traditional boats, and she noted she had [...]

More new stuff at the National Museum of the American Indian

The second highlight of our recent revisit to the National Museum of the American Indian began as we entered the grounds. I looked up and saw a series fo decorated canoe paddles in an upper-story window. “Must get to that spot” I thought.

Without much trouble we found them in a resource area. Through [...]

The beautiful artwork of James Dodds

I am way behind on posting stuff and am trying to crawl out of it. One post come courtesy of my dad. Messum’s, and art gallery in London, had been selling the work of James Dodds. It looks like they are no longer, so I had to track the work down directly at Dodds’ own [...]

Stunning traditional boat images by San Francisco’s Lisa Kristine

I recently had to go to a conference in Sonoma, CA. It was a rough assignment, what with all that wine tasting, but I managed to pull through. Along the way I stumbled on the gallery of Lisa Kristine, a San Francisco-based photographer. Ms. Kristine specializes in images of indigenous peoples and the nice thing [...]

Pretty desktop wallpaper image from Nature Conservancy – and more…

For those of you bored with your computer desktop, I noticed this nice wallpaper image on Nature Conservancy’s web site.

I also found these photo galleries / screensavers from Outside Magazine:

Boats of the World Sea Kayaking Paddling Kayaking Madagascar Island Nations [...]

Great new collection of classic boat artwork

Check out Bray Prints, a collection of great artwork showing profiles of classic boats. The artist is Kathy Bray, and she has apparently been producing these lovely pieces for some time. The site is new. Thanks to RudderPosts for showing this off first.