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I'm happily married and lucky enough to know it.
Interests: travel, dogs, games, art, animals, old cars, language, cooking, movies, reading, photography, shoes, chickens, clothing, my husband. not in that order.
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Sagar Bitsa's studio is always fun to see. Sagar Bitsa's studio in Kathmandu I love coming across his artfully displayed Danger Dogs! Shuff the Black Pug by Sagar Bitsa Shuff the Black Pug was painted against the backdrop of the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2016 at Danger Dog Blog
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I came across a group of young artists working on a mural for the Schechen Monastery here in Boudha. Mural in progress at the Schechen Monastery A female artist works on Schechen's mural It is nice to see a female... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2016 at Danger Dog Blog
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Boudha is where I hang my hat while in Kathmandu... Butter lamp sellers in Boudha From our new favorite tea stall, we can watch the butter lamp sellers. That huge building in the background is a new boutique hotel going... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2016 at Danger Dog Blog
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Dilip was not quite finished with his latest order but is well on his way... Rooney the Border Terrier by Dilip Rooney the Border Terrier got his lettering mixed up, but the image is very nice. Dilip is correcting the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2016 at Danger Dog Blog
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Megh Raj Thapa has been busy painting up a storm. His latest finals are lovely. Rooney the Border Terrier in his first final by Megh Raj Rooney's first final by Megh Raj shows this cute dog in all of his... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2016 at Danger Dog Blog
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Sanjib Rana has completed 2 new portraits. A Greyhound and a Jack Russell mix... Dolce, the Greyhound by Sanjib Rana is a great example of a Danger Dog from Nepal. Sanjib is the only artist I work with who uses... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2016 at Danger Dog Blog
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The streets of Kathmandu have some wonderfully strange mannequins. Today, I am featuring mannequins from Boudha. Mannequin in Boudha This mannequin is just outside Boudha's famous Stupa and she is dressed to thrill. The hat, the sunglasses, the fancy Chuba... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2016 at Danger Dog Blog
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Megh Raj Thapa is almost finished with his latest Danger Dog portraits here in Kathmandu. Homer by Megh Raj Thapa Homer, a Boxer mix looks beautiful in his almost finished portrait by Megh Raj Thapa. He is just awaiting his... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2016 at Danger Dog Blog
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Lotus Gallery in the Thamel district of Nepal has relocated. Lotus focuses on contemporary Tibetan and Nepali fine art and has been around a long time. The new gallery is large and well lit The new location is right around... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2016 at Danger Dog Blog
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I came across this lively crowd of young Nepali fashionistas while walking through Boudha yesterday. The Nepal Fashion Bloggers were holding their first Bazaar at the Hotel Harmika in Boudha. Nepal Fashion Blogger Bazaar Everyone was having fun trying on... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2016 at Danger Dog Blog
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The artist Bishnu has populated the district capital of Myagdi, Darbang, with his lovely hand painted signs. Beauty/Barber shop sign by Bishnu This talented artist left for Saudi Arabia in 2007, soon after I hired Bishnu to hand paint a... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2016 at Danger Dog Blog
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The Siddhartha Art Gallery currently is featuring the collection of Kamala Lama's antique portraits of the Nepali royal family from the 1920s. The exhibit runs through June 13th, 2016 and Siddhartha Art Gallery has new hours and is open until... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2016 at Danger Dog Blog
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In walking around Kathmandu and Pokhara, I come across fewer and fewer of my beloved Beware of Dog signs that inspired my fair trade art project... A happy puppy hand painted on metal. I think I know the artist on... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2016 at Danger Dog Blog
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It is always a pleasure working with the artist Dilip Niroj. His work never disappoints... Dry ready and waiting! Dilip's artwork is always fun to see as he leaves it out on the street for me to find. Rasta the... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2016 at Danger Dog Blog
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Sagar Bitsa's new finals are lovely... Dee Dee the Chihuahua by Sagar Dee Dee the Chihuahua by Sagar captures her mystery. No lettering was requested on this Danger Dog sign. Mavis the Open Hearted Dog by Sagar Mavis the dog's... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2016 at Danger Dog Blog
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New finals are coming in, these great portraits are from artist Sanjib Rana. Florbel, an American Bulldog, by Sanjib Rana Sanjib Rana captures Floribel's strength and she looks great against her mountain setting. She is an American Bulldog and is... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2016 at Danger Dog Blog
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Off the Beaten Path in Nepal, part 6. This spring in Nepal, the haze is unprecedented. However the Lali Gurans bloom is in full swing. Nepal is famous for their huge Rhododendrons and this year's flowers are big and beautiful!... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2016 at Danger Dog Blog
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After that grueling walk with a gain of over 3500 feet in 5 hours, we were ready for the flat walk to our hotel in Dhorpatan. This hotel, the Community Hotel of Dhorpatan, had been recommended by 3 people, but... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2016 at Danger Dog Blog
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It is always fun to pick up new work from the artist Nara, with his traditional dark blue background. Dee Dee the Chihuahua by Nara The beautiful pup Dee Dee in her first final, by Nara. Dee Dee had requested... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2016 at Danger Dog Blog
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We left Darby and after about an hour and a half easy walk arrived in Bobang. Our hotel in Bobang was unmarked. There was reputed to be one by the school, but it is no longer open for some reason.... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2016 at Danger Dog Blog
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It is always fun to slowly walk off the beaten paths of Nepal. We stopped in Darby, simply because there was a hotel there, and what a great place it was. Run by Shurra, she was a great hostess, making... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2016 at Danger Dog Blog
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Jit Gurung came through with flying colors in his latest series of final Danger Dogs (and a cat)! Utah the Australian Shepherd by Jit Gurung Utah is a handsome Aussie and is well captured by Jit Gurung, a sign painter... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2016 at Danger Dog Blog
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From Bertibang, we continued on our way up the Baglung Valley to the town of Soikhola. We were told it was an hours uphill walk. Crossing over the footbridge The scenery along the way was lovely and after Bertibang, we... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2016 at Danger Dog Blog
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This trip we decided to try a new direction for our month-long trek into the mountains of Nepal - heading up to Dhorpatan. We did this with no guide, but we did have a map of the area. We planned... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2016 at Danger Dog Blog
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Pokhara is in holiday mode. Their new year has just begun. The dogs are having fun, too. A shaggy Nepali dog enjoys New Year's Day This happy dog has been celebrating the New Year's Day by playing and jumping in... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2016 at Danger Dog Blog