Category Archive: art

The Ghost Town of Rhyolite, Nevada

I had read about the ghost town of Rhyolite in a newspaper article and was instantly intrigued. About a half hour’s drive from Route 190 in Death Valley, the old mining town quickly… Continue reading

Fallingwater

Fallingwater, a private residence constructed between 1937 and 1939 for the Kauffman Family, is one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s most famous – and arguably his most iconic – works/buildings/constructions. Known for it’s dramatic… Continue reading

Detroit Institute of Art

The Detroit Museum of Art houses a fantastic collection – wide-ranging and with emphasis on American painting – but probably the most known are the monumental murals painted in 1932 and 1933 by… Continue reading

Guerrilla Art and a Hike in Franklin Mountains State Park

I stopped for a few days in El Paso to visit my friend Chrissy and as usual we had the best time. In addition to our usual activities of swimming, watching old movies,… Continue reading

Ocean Springs and Biloxi, Mississippi

After a few weeks in Florida I traveled west to visit a couple people in New Mexico and El Paso but on my way I stopped on recommendation in Ocean Springs, Mississippi and… Continue reading

Camera Obscura, Cheverie, Nova Scotia

It’s not everyday you come across a functioning camera obscura. Similar in concept to a pinhole camera, the camera obscura is a chamber that lets in light from a single point (here from… Continue reading

Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire

[Want to know why there isn’t any narrative with these photos? Please see this post]

Newport Mansions: The Breakers and Marble House

One of the places I most wanted to visit on my trip back to Rhode Island were the mansions of Newport. I very much wanted to do the Cliff Walk because it’s a… Continue reading

Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore

After leaving my friends in North Carolina I made my way north to visit the next two people on my list, the aforementioned Jen in Philadelphia who I used to swim with, and… Continue reading

Airlie Gardens and the Bottle Chapel, Wilmington, North Carolina

Before leaving the next day to meet my friends, I made one last stop at Airlie Gardens. I’m not a formal garden person (though I do love vegetable gardens and also really like… Continue reading