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sassy goddesses from 400 B.C.

“I prefer the title Goddess.  Queens have realms that are entirely too limited.” ~Demeter in P.C. Cast’s Goddess of Spring I submitted my love-themed collage to Dick Blick, which had me perusing my photos from Greece, where I photographed the Goddess of Love a few times. This one, Sassy Aphrodite, will go up on the […]

Butterfly visit

If you’ve perused my creations and seen my photographs, you know I have an affinity for butterflies. During my Custer Street Fair visit I was given a free pass to the Nature Museum for helping out with a survey. Coming up on its expiration day, I finally made the short trip on Monday. I love the […]

Revisiting the Art Institute-Part II

Are your eyes and scrolling fingers ready for part II? I was taking a breather in the grand staircase of the Art Institute. Seeing the Corinthian styled columns (and Cristoforo Statiâ’s Samson and the Lion, 1604/07) I decided on a ‘scavenger hunt’ for myself: Locate Greek mythology in the other paintings of the Art Institute. […]

Revisiting the Art Institute-Part I

Oops, I got a bit photo-happy on this entry so prepare to scroll! 🙂 Sometimes you can pass a place without realizing how wonderful it truly is. Maybe it was walking through a long stuffy hallway of old armor upon entering the museum, or the lack of an actual strategy when I visited it before, […]