Paul Lucas @Mariner’s Museum – PRIORHOUSE INTERVIEW (April 2022)

    Hello readers, today I am sharing my interview with Paul Lucas. In the previous post ,  I mentioned that my spouse and I had the chance to spend some time in the Norfolk,Virginia area, which included a trip to The Mariner’s Museum (here) in Newport News, Virginia. While there, we had the chance to meet (and then interview) Paul Lucas. I … More Paul Lucas @Mariner’s Museum – PRIORHOUSE INTERVIEW (April 2022)

Flowers & Fine Art @VMFA (Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #171: 10-26-2021)

Hello Readers, the Lens-artist’s theme is Weird and Wonderful this week.  In this post you will find some weird and wonderful combinations of FRESH FLOWERS and FINE ART. Over the weekend I met with a former student. The coffee shop we were at was seven minutes from our local art museum. We decided to take a slow … More Flowers & Fine Art @VMFA (Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #171: 10-26-2021)

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)

Rush’s “Moving Pictures” Turns 40 -Pausing to Celebrate

Hello Readers For those Rush fans out there, let’s pause to celebrate the 40-year anniversary of Rush’s 1981 “Moving Pictures” album: Isn’t that a GREAT cover? Want to hear some drummer’s reflect about the influence Rush had on their music? Check out Consequence of Sound (COS) where Mike Portnoy, Charlie Benante, Matt Halpern, Arejay Hale Discuss … More Rush’s “Moving Pictures” Turns 40 -Pausing to Celebrate

Consider Emotions in Photos (Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 1/16/2020)

Over at the Lens-Artist Photo Challenge, Patti’s challenge today is to share photos the convey emotion. Priorhouse take on this theme maybe called moody and emotional photos. All photos are from last year (2020) and I guess connect to this month of reflecting. *** *** *** *** *** ***   *** *** *** *** *** … More Consider Emotions in Photos (Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 1/16/2020)

Holidays Table Settings & New Puppy (Lens-Artists’ Photo Challenge #128, 12/24/2020)

Over at the Lens-Artist Photo Challenge, the theme is Holiday Season The Priorhouse take has some table setting ideas. This was inspired because Aletta shared her table set up:   I have a slide show with some table setting ideas –However, before I get to that, let me quote my good friend Linda, as she described this year so … More Holidays Table Settings & New Puppy (Lens-Artists’ Photo Challenge #128, 12/24/2020)

Precious Memories & Ornaments (Lens-Artists Photo Challenge, 12/18/2020)

Over at the Lens-Artist Photo Challenge, Amy invited us to share some precious memories. The Priorhouse take has some old Christmas ornaments to share. This week, it was fun to AGAIN sort through ornaments and go down memory lane. The last five years we have been tossing/donating more and more Christmas stuff.  I decided to take a few photos to … More Precious Memories & Ornaments (Lens-Artists Photo Challenge, 12/18/2020)

Letter A in Virginia Beach: Lens-Artists Photo Challenge (12/6/2020)

The Lens-Artist photo challenge theme is Subjects That Begin with the Letter A  The Priorhouse take has photos from Virginia Beach, Virginia.    ART from Virgnia Beach slideshow  Closing Photos – Art Sculptures from the beach    Care to join in with the Lens-Artists? Here are the host links: Amy of https://shareandconnect.wordpress.com/ Patti of https://pilotfishblog.com/ Ann-Christine (Leya) of https://lagottocattleya.wordpress.com/ … More Letter A in Virginia Beach: Lens-Artists Photo Challenge (12/6/2020)

Wolfsonian Museum & Hemingway’s “How Little we Know” (Squares Day 22)

Hello Readers Here is Day 22 for Becky’s Squares Challenge:  Have you ever heard of the Wolfsonian Art Museum in South Florida? This is an eclectic museum in the historic art deco district in South Beach (more info below). In front of the The Wolfsonian museum, there is a long booth with this optical illusion: *** Today’s Blog … More Wolfsonian Museum & Hemingway’s “How Little we Know” (Squares Day 22)