When I was young, I was told That there was a city Made out of gold, solid gold And now I'm askin' you Do you think that those stories are true? And if you say that you do Would you like to go and Look for the city with me? - Head East
Creativity is contagious. Pass it on. - Albert Einstein We always have a great time at the annual Cherry Creek Arts Festival! With over 250 exhibitors and 300,000 visitors over a three-day weekend, the festival is a fun and inspiring way to spend a couple hours. Although photography is my chosen art form, I find... Continue Reading →
2018 Denver Chalk Art Festival The annual chalk art festival is one of my favorite summer events in Denver. The event features more than 200 professional and amateur artists, who spend hours on their hand and knees transforming the streets of Denver into a colorful art museum. The talent and creativity of these artists is... Continue Reading →
Alexander Hamilton. My name is Alexander Hamilton. And there’s a million things I haven’t done, But just you wait, just you wait. So fortunate to have caught a performance today of the national tour as it passes through Denver this month. F-A-B-U-L-O-U-S!!
The night walked down the sky with the moon in her hand. -Fredrick L. Knowles #superbluebloodmoon2018
"It was one of those beautiful high plains days, where the sky just blinks blue at the earth and you have to remind yourself to take it in." - Craig Johnson I love you, Denver.
“The theater is one of the few places left in the bright and noisy world where we sit in the quiet dark together, to be awake.” ― Sarah Ruhl
He climbed cathedral mountains, he saw silver clouds below He saw everything as far as you can see - "Rocky Mountain High", John Denver FOCUS: 30 Days of Thanks Today I am thankful to live in Colorado. What a wonderful place to call home. ... Continue Reading →
Roll out the barrel, we'll have a barrel of fun. Roll out the barrel, we've got the blues on the run. Zing boom tararrel, ring out a song of good cheer. Now's the time to roll the barrel, for the gang's all here! FOCUS: Event The Denver Oktoberfest takes place on the last weekend... Continue Reading →
All architecture is great architecture after sunset; perhaps architecture is really a nocturnal art, like the art of fireworks. - Gilbert K. Chesterton FOCUS: Architecture A few scenes from downtown Denver just after sunset tonight...
It never gets easier. You just go faster. - Greg LeMond FOCUS: Sports We are huge cycling fans in our household, and a highlight of our year is late August when Colorado hosts the USA Pro Cycling Challenge. The best part of this race for us is attending the final stage of this 7-day... Continue Reading →
May is a pious fraud of the almanac, A ghastly parody of real spring Shaped out of snow and breathed with eastern wind; - James Russell Lowell Focus: Still Life Spring has been delayed, folks. Hopefully, not permanently. Personally, I did not expect that my first two photos of May would look so wintry. ... Continue Reading →
No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn. ~Hal Borland Focus: Still Life 75 inches of snow in Denver since January 1st. 20 inches of snow thus far in April alone. You know, I'm really beginning to doubt that quote by Hal Borland...
If I had my life to live over, I would start barefoot earlier in the spring and stay that way later in the fall. ~Nadine Stair Focus: Still Life What a glorious day! Bright sunshine, clear blue skies, and temps in the low 70s. Who cares that winter may still throw a few snow storms... Continue Reading →
I glanced out the window at the signs of spring. The sky was almost blue, the trees were almost budding, the sun was almost bright. - Millard Kaufman Focus: Still Life Spring is slowly making its presence known. The grass is just a bit greener each day, the trees are beginning to bud, and tiny... Continue Reading →
It's crazy I'm thinking Just knowing that the world is round, And here I'm dancing on the ground. Am I right side up or upside down, And is this real or am I dreaming? - Dave Matthews, Crush Focus: Digital Art Happy 303 Day! Today is March 3rd - or, to abbreviate, '303' - which... Continue Reading →
Cities, like cats, will reveal themselves at night. - Rupert Brooke Focus: Street Scene We went to a play downtown tonight, so I packed Rollin's little point-and-shoot camera in my purse and had some fun taking photos of the downtown scene. Overall the day had been a grey, overcast January day and the rush of... Continue Reading →