Inspiring A*R*T: Spokane, Washington

Downtown Spokane is coming alive! There is a cool new urban art project that is brightening down railroad underpasses with the help of five locally commissioned artists.  I am a huge supporter of art in public spaces, and happy to see this happening in my hometown. Learn more about the Spokane Mural Project here.  

Weekly Photo Challenge 2013 – Love

I shot this at a market in Ecuador a while back.  It is one of my favorites, and in my head the story goes that the boy plopped the hat on the girl’s head just before he sat on her lap, trying to entice her.  Pretty sweet display. The Panama hat, as you see being soldContinue reading “Weekly Photo Challenge 2013 – Love”

Weekly Photo Challenge: Beyond

  “If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.”                        Continue reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: Beyond”

The Small Miracles

I have always been a lover of quotes, and this was taken in New York City’s Central Park a few years back during a Thanksgiving visit with a dear friend. It was my first time to the city, so Central Park was a must-see sight. The park is sprinkled with lovely benches with dedication plaques.Continue reading “The Small Miracles”

Weekly Photo Challenge: Delicate

“What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.”  ~Richard Bach Butterfly wings are remarkably delicate and intricate. Truly a minature piece of artwork from our natural world.  This guy was rescued from the heat of my greenhouse in the high mountains of Colorado this past summer. To see the incredible heckContinue reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: Delicate”

Weekly Photo Challenge: Changing Season

This week’s photo challenge was a great one, the changing seasons.  Growing up in the Pacific Northwest, I learned to appreciate the four seasons, and whenever I start to see the change coming, I run for my camera and out the door. These photos were taken at the beginning of 2012 in a Colorado skiContinue reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: Changing Season”