Our annual Thelma and Louise trip – 2012 day 4.

Most of the country is in the grip of a heatwave. Sadly, 100's of people have lost houses to wild fires. I live in a wild fire area and we've had to evacuate twice so I'm very much aware of the danger and a little on edge. By Keith Coffman COLORADO, SPRINGS, Colo., June 28…

Have you ever heard of a sculptor named Roxanne Swentzell?   The clowns   I saw her work in the gallery here at the resort last year. I was mesmerized, and in saying that I mean it most sincerely. The expression on the faces of her characters is reflective of the emotion their body language…

Our annual Thelma and Louise trip – 2012 day 3.

Yesterday was really  an amazing day of discovery. We visited Museums, art galleries and met the most talented people. When we got back to the hotel we were almost in a state of euphoria and it was hard to write. But I wanted to share the great fabric I found on Tuesday. Most of it…

Our annual Thelma and Louise trip – 2012 day 2.

Joseph Henry Sharp's Three Taos Indians (Photo credit: Wikipedia) I began this blog last night and I almost fell asleep so common sense prevailed and I went to bed. I think in colors, do you? The most prevalent colors that come to mind when thinking of our trip yesterday were Turquoise and adobe, if I…

Amazing things

Shaka pour SOS Racismeā€¦ (Photo credit: Marie A.-C.)   Another image from the artist Shaka The French street artist Shaka aka Marchal Mithouard is just full of talent. From quite incredible relief paintings on canvas to graffiti, Shaka incorporates a unique 3D style in his works. Awesome.     I HAVE AND IDEA!

Our annual Thelma and Louise trip – 2012

Driving through the sunrise was amazing this morning.   Leaving Alamogordo It's been such a busy two months, the realization that I had a week off hit me with a rush of excitement.   As we drove, we played music to compliment our generation, (Peter Paul and Mary). The conversation was great and we were…

Our annual Thelma and Louise trip – 2012

  This is my first day off since arriving in the USA (and beyond), I almost didn't know what do do with myself. an old illustration from the sketchbook Lisa and I are preparing for a week long trip into places yet to be discovered. Some stopping off points are Taos, Chimayo, Santa Fe and…

Dolly Partons Imagination Library.

Part of the funds raised at the event, Southern New Mexico Festival of Quilts, is being donated to the Dolly Parton's imagination Library. Hopefully 100's of chidren in the Ottero county will have the benefits of the program as a result of the efforts of the great comittee here and the 1st National Bank here…