08 February 2018

Tree Texture - Missoula, Montana

"I search for the realness,
 the real feeling of a subject,
 all the texture around it...

 I always want to see the third dimension of something...

 I want to come alive with the object.” 

-Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009) 

(Click the text link in Wyeth's name - pleasepleaseplease do! - to sip and savour his glorious gift of texture.)

07 February 2018

Green Door, Circle Square - Missoula, Montana

In the lore of various cultures, 
doorways are significant, as well as their colours.

When I was a kid, the Polka Dot Door was an important part of my Canadian cultural experience
(along with the Friendly Giant, Mr. Dressup, LambChop, & BatFink!).

Today's portal fixation is a Missoula green door at Circle Square Second Hand's side entrance, mainly because it stands out so brightly against the aged alley brick.
(And what about that retro lantern?!)

06 February 2018

Full Moon Mood - Over Missoula, Montana

"I suppose there were moonless nights and dark ones with but a silver shaving and pale stars in the sky, but I remember them all as flooded with the rich indolence of a full moon."

-Willa Cather (1873-1947)Obscure Destinies - Two Friends”, p.175, U of Nebraska Press