Saturday, March 9, 2019


This drawing shows the struggle I have been experiencing to slow down and take the time to see. As in writing, sometimes you just have to put the lousy draft on the page anyway. What I most wanted to capture here was my admiration for the person who inspired the creation of this lovely Yee Tock Chee Park in Sausalito, CA. 

A nearby sign reads, “In loving memory of ‘Willie’ Chee, Nov. 1, 1891 to March 2, 1853...Who for 60 years owned and operated the Marin Fruit Co. 160 ft. south of this point and who was a never ending source of friendship and help for many Sausalitans in need. To know him was to love him.”

Oh, to inspire a park that lives on in your name...and in a town of about 8,000 that receives 2 million visitors a year. That is really something.

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