A Photo a Week: Brown

I once wrote an essay about brown (part of my series about colors). It maligns the color, however – actually things I personally associated with it – so I am not going to include it here. In fact, like in Nancy Merrill’s challenge A Photo a Week, I also associate brown with Thanksgiving. My first […]

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Blue Squares: Here It Is!

Becky has her monthlong square challenge this month and the topic is Blue.  (#JulySquare) Last summer we took a road trip across 2/3 of the United States on Route 66. Between Arizona and New Mexico, we kept seeing road signs with this rabbit logo which piqued our curiosity (as it was supposed to!). We finally […]

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Capitol Series #3: Santa Fe, NM

This is the 3rd in my series of posts about state capitol buildings I have visited. Each one has something unique. We visited New Mexico’s state capitol in Santa Fe on June 12, 2018. Santa Fe’s capitol does not have a dome but the building itself is round! Actually it is built in the shape […]

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CB&WPC: Carvings & Sculptures

Cee’s Black & White Challenge this week is sculptures, carvings and statues. I have always loved Native Southwestern art and had often coveted my oldest sister’s collection of Navajo kachinas. Recently, I’ve begun to collect them for myself.  The first one I got is the round faced one with a feathered headdress, at the Crazy […]

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Thursday Doors: Santa Fe, NM

Norm is back with his weekly Thursday Doors! Meanwhile, I’ve been diligently collecting door pictures! 🙂 These are some doors we saw in downtown old Santa Fe, New Mexico. I love the Southwestern style architecture and motifs. Public library entrance Entrance to one of the shops at the Plaza La Fonda Hotel doorway – from […]

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