December 6, 2016 § Leave a comment
Venice has an astonishing palette: pastels mixed with blues mixed with grays. I visited in the cold spring, and I’m now turning to those colors to get me through the cold winter (it is coming, I can feel it).
February 9, 2015 § 5 Comments
I’m still day dreaming about Prague mornings. Everything should start with pastel streets and sculptures (even if the ones on the Charles Bridge are actually just really old replicas) and wool coats. We don’t have an excess of pretty winter wear in SC, and I’d rather not make any other compasrisons between Prague and the faux-rural mostly suburban city I live in.
Let’s just say I was happy. « Read the rest of this entry »
August 11, 2014 § Leave a comment
Before leaving Colorado, we made sure to get a few hours outside of Denver. We drove to Redstone and Marble. As a girl who spent approximately four months hunting down the perfect marble coffee table, I can say with confidence that being in a town where giant slabs of the stone casually appear under shrubbery, in the creek, as basketball court benches was one of the best experiences ever. Dozens of sculptors work on pieces under pitched tents… power-drilling and chiseling away- so neat. We couldn’t breach the gate of the Marble quarry at the top of the mountain, but we did have a picnic spread overlooking the hills and forrest. And then there was that rainbow. Preeeetty magical.