Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Monday, February 12, 2018

Wende Museum Cold War Museum

Wende means "to turn" or "to change" Here at the Wende Museum, the focus is to look at the impact of the Cold War had on Eastern European countries and Russia from the late 1980's when the Berlin Wall went down.




In Russia, 1970's - she has steel teeth




A Russian reading library 

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Open spaces brings real freedom

In 1970's Russian mother with child.



The building had been an armory and had undergone a major renovation finished in Nov 2017.
The artifacts, art and pieces explore what life was like under repressive regimes. The art does prevail in reminding us of the great human spirit behind the veiled curtain.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Museum of Neon











Based in Glendale, this exploratorium of all thing Neon was so great. All had brilliant contrasting colors and whimsical or humorous statements. Check it out.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Some Venice street humor



There are always patches of humor you can find in Venice. A place where there is wry humor mixed with upstart brash. I like the wry part.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Day of the Dead celebration at the Santa Monica Library


 A lovely tribute to this family as seen at the Santa Monica Public Library...Loving tributes to family members with colorful displays with marigolds and cobalt blues.






Tuesday, October 17, 2017

 Halloween brings out the best in people....


Wild and out of the ordinary....when we have the opportunity to explore.