The Arcanum’s Artist’s Atrium, a community on Google+, features a photography challenge each week, and this time the theme was Windows. I returned to my files from a trip to Las Vegas in 2013 where I photographed a ghost town in Eldorado Canyon, Nevada. The old mining town of Nelson was notorious for being rough and lawless, with a variety of famous murders, probably in part because it was the site of one of the biggest mining booms […]
Blue has always been one of my favorite colors. Perhaps it’s my competitive nature or that I’ve always loved the water. Although I’d never want to paint myself into choosing one absolute favorite hue, to be blue brings me peace and satisfaction.
Thanksgiving Day is always a busy one at my parents’ house in South Carolina. There’s always a small group that plays golf, another that might go to the beach or to a movie, and my Mom and Dad hold down the fort preparing for our feast. Today, I spent the day with them, helping out where I could. While my Mom and I set the table, I asked her about some of the traditional pieces we use, such as this […]