A couple years ago, we got to see a museum exhibition by Dale Chihuly. It was awesome! And here is only one part of that day, "The Persian Ceiling". How amazing it was! So come, walk under the ceiling with me. I hope you will be as spellbound as I was.
“This inner sanctuary was
thirty feet long, thirty feet wide, and thirty feet high. Its walls and ceilingwere overlaid with pure gold, and
Solomon made a cedar-wood altar for this room.”
Around these parts, in the warm weather we have something called First Fridays. The first Friday of every month, the local cities turn their downtowns into a festival! The stores are open late and have sales, there are bands and magicians and free food. It is lovely to stroll around! Here is the first one I went to, in the city of Harrisonburg. Here is a violin player all dressed up.
He is giving me the evil eye as we drive past!
The church ladies had free lemonade.
And there were free horse and carriage rides.
This baby was definitely suspicious of the horse and wanted nothing to do with it.
So we come to the end of my very first First Friday! I hope to go to more this spring and summer!
“What’s this I see,
approaching from the desert, raising clouds of dust, filling the air with
sweet smells and pungent aromatics? Look! It’s Solomon’scarriage, carried and
guarded by sixty soldiers, sixty of Israel’s finest, all of them armed to the
We were driving home last week at twilight. In front of us were the blue blue mountains. But later, when there was a break in the trees, I turned the camera to the side windows and snapped the sun shining on the mountain peaks as it set.
“Beauty pouring off the
tops of themountains, and the best from the everlasting hills; The best of
Earth’s exuberant gifts”