a 2020 photo dump

happy new year to y'all! I hope you, reader, had a restful and reinvigorating Christmas and New Year holiday! I certainly enjoyed the break from deadlines, work, and studying. Stepping away from the routine and rhythm of everyday life is necessary and healthy in order to restore your well-being. So far, I've filled my time … Continue reading a 2020 photo dump

A Trip to the Ark Encounter

Hello there! Here are some photos 📷 from my summer vacation. You can check out the first part here: A Trip to the Creation Museum Let's get started with a photo of the whole ark. Here's a detail of the inside beams. Isn't this a lovely view of the skylights? This is an example of … Continue reading A Trip to the Ark Encounter

Sailing in San Francisco Bay

Hello there! I recently went sailing in the Golden Gate Bay in the schooner Freda B. schooner--noun--a sailing ship with two or more masts, typically with the foremast smaller than the mainmast, and having gaff-rigged lower masts. It was the first time sailing (other than being on ferry boats) and I thoroughly enjoyed my experience. … Continue reading Sailing in San Francisco Bay

A Trip to the Creation Museum

Howdy folks! In late June, my family and I visited the Creation Museum, something we've been wanting to do for some time now. It was spectacular! There was a petting zoo and a lovely expanse of grounds. In the lobby, there was a series of panels discussing the truth of myths and legends, such as … Continue reading A Trip to the Creation Museum

Weekend Photos

Greetings and Salutations, to quote Eugene Meltsner. (Do you know where he's from?) Over the weekend, I took a photo shoot with some of my art pieces and a garland of lights (I have a set from Terrain at Anthropologie). I took these photos in a dark bathroom and then turned the lights on. What … Continue reading Weekend Photos

Lacis Museum of Lace and Textiles

Because of Museum Day, I decided to go to a museum. How could you not? I decided to go Lacis in Berkeley, CA. They had a very interesting exhibit on pina cloth. Pina cloth is made from the sinews and fibers from the pineapple tree.  They scrape the leaves with a pottery shard to get … Continue reading Lacis Museum of Lace and Textiles