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Sentimental at heart, I value memories especially our shared memories. If you want to create lasting memories or make a great first impression where you and not the photographer is the center attention, we should talk.

Monday, February 13, 2012

"This memorial to Pioneer mothers stands within a few hundred feet of a branch of the Santa Fe Trail and depicts pioneers traveling westward over the vast expanse of plains under burning sun, rain, and storm: braving hunger and thirst, beset by many dangers on the way--Indians, prairie fires, and stampeding buffalo. These Pioneers are looking for water and a place to camp. This huge monument weighs over 16,000 lbs. and stands on a pedestal of Minnesota pearl pink granite with a concrete base." This description is from KC Fountains.


The inscription below the sculpture reads: "Whither thou goest I will go. Where Thou lodgest I will Lodge. Thy people shall be my people. And thy God my God." Ruth 1:16

Tuesday, February 07, 2012

When you visit Kansas City one of the places you want to visit is the Nelson-Atkins Art Museum. I have included a few objects from the collection that caught my eye. You can spend a whole day there and have a great time. And there is a good place to eat here too. Highly recommended.

Beautiful landscape.

Ulysses and the Sirens...

Woman. We all see things just a little differently...

One of many provocative sculptures.

A tribute to Satchel Paige.

The Street Preacher

Darkness and light...

Part of a very good collection of 19th and 20th century African Art from the region of today's Democratic Republic of Congo.

There are many fine works by Rodin. Some a little "racy."

Self portrait of the sculptor playing chess.

A modern family.

Van Gogh's brother.

A romantic view of the pyramids of Giza.

The Centurion and Christ

The Baptism of Christ by John the Baptist