Little Guatemala in Western Carolina

The culmination of a relaxing vacation was a stop in Morganton NC to see old friends with an exciting new venture. Erica and Christian Ramazzini renovated a building at 810 East Union Street into a charming cafe serving freshly roasted Guatemalan coffee, pastries and Guatemalan street food like tostadas. You can also purchase traditional craftContinue reading “Little Guatemala in Western Carolina”

James Museum of Western and Wildlife Art

On Saturday April 10, 2021, we visited the James Museum to view a traveling exhibit “Go Artfully Wild.” The exhibit showcases Artist for Conservation (AFC)’s International “Nature in Art” exhibit. The exhibit features “60 paintings and sculptures that awaken our responsibility to conserve the diversity and wonder of our natural world.” The exhibit is onContinue reading “James Museum of Western and Wildlife Art”

Mt Dora Art Studio

Deciding to delay leaving town to avoid heavy rain on our journey home, we decided to explore town on foot. And as one does, when exploring, we ran across delightful people. PJ & Lemus are an exuberant young couple with an art studio “Studio Art Farm” located at 120 East 4th Ave Mount Dora, FL.Continue reading “Mt Dora Art Studio”

A lazy Sunday afternoon in Paris

We just discovered a fun streaming channel with live hosts. The ones we’ve seen so far have been walking tours of interesting parts of Paris, a walk down the Seine toward the Eiffel tower and a walk around the Isle de Louis in the Seine. It was evening in Paris and a light snow wasContinue reading “A lazy Sunday afternoon in Paris”