Category Archive: art

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

The Getty Villa, Part 2: The Collection

So as I mentioned in the previous post, I had to break my visit to the Getty Villa into two blog posts because I could not whittle my photos down. This post features… Continue reading

The Getty Villa, Part 1. Or, Another Dream Come True.

The real reason I went to Los Angeles was not for The Getty Museum, but for the Getty Villa, which houses the collections from Ancient Greece, Rome, and Etruria. The villa itself is… Continue reading

The Getty Museum

After stopping at the Mission San Luis Rey I found a spot near Los Angeles to sleep and in the morning headed to The Getty Museum which is perched atop a hill, offering… Continue reading

Anasazi Heritage Center and Stanton Englehart Exhibit

Before leaving Colorado I visited the Anasazi Heritage Center in Dolores. The small museum there is excellent, not just displaying artifacts but containing multiple interactive exhibits for both children and adults that really… Continue reading

Seattle and Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge

Backtracking a bit, I wanted to share a few pictures of my days in Seattle and Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge before Andrew’s swim. This is by no means a complete account of what… Continue reading