Some views of the mountains, ice plant flowers, a petunia, a camera-shy seagull, and a mermaid statue at Buena Ventura.
In the heart of downtown Los Angeles is the interesting neighborhood of Little Tokyo. Here are a few shots from the afternoon. Outside of the Buddhist temple we saw strings with paper tied to them. Omikuji are strips of paper with fortunes that can be purchased at Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples all over Japan.Continue reading “Little Tokyo Los Angeles”
This is a “throwback” from three years ago as it came up in my Facebook memories. There is beauty everywhere you look in Lucerne. But the magical moments as the sun sets reflecting on the water is otherworldly. Combined with the leafless trees and the purple gardens, this is a sunset I will always remember.
much needed moisture blankets the mountains and trees as morning arrives
A few of my favorites from a recent visit to the museum. The first picture was from an animated work. The second is “O’Keefe after Whistler” by David P Bradley and brings two different artists together in a fascinating way. Several others are from the “Animals in Art” exhibit which is dedicated to our never-endingContinue reading “Denver Art Museum part two”
beauty of colors each morning clouds and sunshine join creatively
Following a 70 degree day on Saturday, yesterday brought thunder snow to the area. From the warmth of the house, we watched the snow fall and pile up. “It’s like being in a snow globe.” And now, the morning after, we have the peaceful beauty of snow laden trees under the bluebird sky. In aContinue reading “Snow in the forest”
The Stanley Hotel is best known for the 1980 cult classic “The Shining.” Combining the talents of writer Stephen King, director Stanley Kubrick, and actor Jack Nicholson, this has incited more than its share of nightmares. Upon mention of the hotel, most people will immediately be thinking: Redrum, Here’s Johnny, or a typewriter with theContinue reading “The Stanley Hotel, Estes Park Colorado”
The architecture of the Hamilton Building is in itself a work of art. Designed by Daniel Libeskind who is well known for edgy, geometrically interesting buildings around the world including The Jewish Museum in Berlin and London Metropolitan University. He is also known for being chosen to oversee the rebuilding of the World Trade CenterContinue reading “Degas Exhibit at The Denver Art Museum”