Brother-in-law Mel’s cattle in the far pasture. They might be curious because they had never seen a lens as big as my telephoto. At least it kept me at a safe distance.

It’s Officially Summer and I’ve got a Couple of Cold Ones for Ya (#Giveaway)

On the last day of school I volunteered for Mitch’s 4th grade party. We took pictures with his favorite teachers, then jumped in the SUV, rolled down the windows and blared Pitbull while leaving school in our rear view mirror. Welcome to summer people! A lot of things will happen this summer vacation. We can…

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Hyde Park Houses

I love the houses of Hyde Park, such as these two little guys, one a Second Empire and the other a simple vernacular structure.

Below, this is a brick version of the wood frame house above.

Then there’s this cool house, sort of a mix of Arts and Crafts but with brick instead of half-timber.

The house below is old, very old. I am glad it is well-maintained.

More vernacular and Second Empires houses stand almost right on the sidewalk line.

Look at the brickwork on the cornice below.

The Great Cycle

Late post today. Too much to do, too much to do…
Anyway, back at Art In Bloom from the section of the museum with south Asian art. I’m not sure which Hindu deity is represented in the sculpture (suggestions welcome) but it and the floral arrangement certainly suggest the cycle of creation and destruction, of life, death and rebirth. One of my favorites from the show.