Category: Art and Museums

Art and Museums

Washington DC – A Treasure Trove of Art and Museums!

I’m back with the museums and art of Washington D.C. from our trip last fall. It’s taken awhile to put it together because there are thousands (maybe millions??) of treasures to be found in the free museums of the Smithsonian and National Gallery of… Continue Reading “Washington DC – A Treasure Trove of Art and Museums!”

Celebrating Trains, Planes and Automobiles!

My husband likes anything with wheels, so we’ve managed to visit many different museums and historic sites dedicated to them, in our travels over the years. Trains We found the Sante Fe 5021 at the California State Railroad Museum in Old Sacramento on our… Continue Reading “Celebrating Trains, Planes and Automobiles!”

Wenatchee Street Art

Last month we visited one of our favorite towns in Washington – Wenatchee, on the east side of the mountains where the sky is always blue and a river runs through it, the mighty Columbia. We stayed in a new hotel on the banks… Continue Reading “Wenatchee Street Art”

Celebrating the Stony Walkers of Coulon

I love to walk at Coulon Park and no matter the season, I’m always joined by the stony walkers. Here they are on a sunny day, without a stitch on, but here they dressed for Valentine’s Day. Here they are on Memorial Day, and… Continue Reading “Celebrating the Stony Walkers of Coulon”

The Northwest Flower and Garden Show is Back!

The NW Flower & Garden Show is back this year in Seattle and it was almost like old times! There were beautiful flower ladies to greet you – Display gardens, plants for sale and vendors displaying their wares. Yes, it was smaller, with everything… Continue Reading “The Northwest Flower and Garden Show is Back!”

Rhapsody in Blue – Sculptures, Eagles and a Mountain in Tacoma!

Yesterday we visited Tacoma and found everything blue! Outside the Art Museum was a sculpture by Marie Watt: Blanket Stories: Transportation Object, Generous Ones, Trek; and nearby was the Chihuly Bridge of Glass. At Ruston Way the blue sky merged into the bay where… Continue Reading “Rhapsody in Blue – Sculptures, Eagles and a Mountain in Tacoma!”

Whimsical Iron Sculptures at Mt Rainier

Not far from the Longmire entrance to Mt. Rainier National Park you’ll pass the Recycled Spirits of Iron Sculpture Park. Don’t. Be sure and stop to wander the grounds among the whimsical sculptures, the creation of Dan Klennert. He shares his wonderful creations with… Continue Reading “Whimsical Iron Sculptures at Mt Rainier”

St Patrick’s Day Walkers

Happy St. Patrick’s Day from the stony walkers at Coulon Park! ~ Susanne

Finding Red in Washington

Who doesn’t love red?  Not me.  So I went looking through my archives and came up with lots of red from travels in my home state, ‘the other Washington.’ SEATTLE I saw this one day as I was walking to the Sculpture Park downtown… Continue Reading “Finding Red in Washington”

Chihuly Bridge of Glass and Union Station

Wow, who knew??   Yesterday we went to the Washington State History Museum in Tacoma, but I’ll save that museum for another post.  Because right next door were beautiful works of Chihuly glass and I’d like to share that with you first. The pedestrian… Continue Reading “Chihuly Bridge of Glass and Union Station”

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