Art from Austin, Texas (& Matthew McConaughey poster in Trader Joe’s)

Hello Readers, I have some more art to share. When we visited Austin in October 2021, I noticed artsy buildings and a lot of quirky art installations. I could easily see why one of the city’s phrases is “Keep Austin Weird.” Buildings can so artsy and Austin has some beautiful structures. *** I am a … More Art from Austin, Texas (& Matthew McConaughey poster in Trader Joe’s)

Art Show and Fabric Art by Lucy Kilpatrick (Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #182 & Sunday Stills)

Hello Readers,  The Lens-Artists’ Photo Challenge is “Interesting Objects” and we have some art to share. On Thursday night, January 13, 2022, the Glen Allen Cultural Arts Center featured four different exhibits. Walking in we were surrounded by floral paintings from Elizabeth Cabell, which was the first exhibit.  The paintings were beautiful and I found … More Art Show and Fabric Art by Lucy Kilpatrick (Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #182 & Sunday Stills)

Priorhouse Street Shots (Counting Blue Cars & Linger, 1-12-22)

Hello Readers – earlier this week, the Lens-Artist team invited bloggers to connect to multiple challenges. I connected to a handful in that post but could not include too many. So today, I am joining in with the weekly smile and pull up a seat while sharing some Priorhouse Street Shots (with a linger theme). __ *** … More Priorhouse Street Shots (Counting Blue Cars & Linger, 1-12-22)

Flashback Friday: Chihuly Red Reeds and art from VMFA (Trent’s Weekly Smile)

Hello Readers – Do you want to know what had me flashing back this Friday? ART! It all started after reading this recent post from Gallivance (here) featuring colorful Chihuly art. The Galliavnce post had some wonderful Chihuly art outdoors, which included the red spikes of glass that reminded me of our local art museum’s permanent Chihuly installation: … More Flashback Friday: Chihuly Red Reeds and art from VMFA (Trent’s Weekly Smile)

Sculpture Saturday – Artsy Stuff from the Florida Keys

Hi Readers,  Joining in with Sculpture Saturday  SCULPTURE: Three-dimensional art made by one of four basic processes: carving, modeling, casting, or constructing (Tate, 2020). ____ Down in one of the Florida Keys – they have this bike sculpture: *** — Care to join in with Saturday Sculpture? Create a post about sculptures, then link or ping back to … More Sculpture Saturday – Artsy Stuff from the Florida Keys

Sculpture Saturday – Pathway to Key West History

Hi Readers, First time joining in with Sculpture Saturday (thanks to SMK and Sheree) Down in Key West, Florida they have a sculpture garden near the Margaritaville Marina. The musicians performing were my favorite (but all sculptures were so creative and well done). *** This is the kind of music that was in my mind … More Sculpture Saturday – Pathway to Key West History

APPRECIATION -Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #78 – Special Spot Shots

  This week, Ann-Christine invited us to share “Special Spot Shots” for this week’s Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #78 We took a yin yoga class (long stretches) on New Year’s Day and near the end of class, the instructor (Leo) had some words of wisdom about appreciating what we have. Something like this: Let’s appreciate each … More APPRECIATION -Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #78 – Special Spot Shots

WORDLESS WEDNESDAY: Aunt Maxine Memories Part 1 (2020 Countdown Day 11)

  __________________________________________________________________________________________________ 2020 COUNTDOWN POSTS Day 1: Beach Photos here  Day 2: Water, A View from Japan  here (Part 1 here) Day 3: Visual Dialogue Book here Day 4: Evening Dresses/Vintage Outfits here Day 5: Mannequins and Formal Wear  here Day 6: Lines & Hope here Day 7: Nostalgic here Day 8: (Quiet) Comics & Flowers here … More WORDLESS WEDNESDAY: Aunt Maxine Memories Part 1 (2020 Countdown Day 11)

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Two of Anything (2020 Countdown Day 10)

 It is #twosday and I am joining in with Cee’s Black and White Photo challenge (here) because this week the theme is: “two of anything” –  Here is my take: We try not to drink Keurig pods (because we want less exposure to plastics) but earlier this year we had this delicious “Culture Blend” – and what a … More Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Two of Anything (2020 Countdown Day 10)