Hello, I’m a Yankee. There. It’s out in the open. I was born and raised north of the Mason-Dixon Line and never really thought about it until I lived in Tallahassee, Florida’s capital, for three years. Although I had lived in the Sunshine State for three years, it wasn’t until my Tallahassee days that I embraced my Yankee heritage.Read More
What is art? Growing up, I wanted to be an artist (among other things). I loved drawing, painting and photography but I never felt I could make it as an artist and traveled down another path.
a : the conscious use of skill and creative imagination especially in the production of aesthetic objects; also : works so produced
I like to think I have an open mind as to what art is but honestly, I don’t “get” most abstract art. I don’t understand how a canvas painted red with a dab of yellow can be embraced as fine art over other types of art, such as the statue called “Unconditional Surrender” which, up until Thursday, April 26, 2012, sat on Sarasota, Fla.’s waterfront.Read More
Vancouver, British Columbia, is one of the grooviest cities I’ve ever visited. It has a bohemian, creative, chic-vibe similar to San Francisco with a dash more international flavor. Granted, I’m basing this on only visiting twice plus a visit to nearby Victoria, but it’s a destination I hope to visit again.Read More
Ready to do something fun? May 5 – 13, 2012, is National Travel and Tourism Week and the perfect opportunity to get out and be a tourist in your own town.
Established in 1984 and presented by the U.S. Travel Association, National Travel and Tourism Week celebrates and educates the public on the economic and social value of travel through events in communities nationwide.Read More