Remnants

Tweet (Refer to the Writing Notes post for word usage and to Food Vocabulary for food-related words and terms.  Also see Text Fragments and Famous Quotes.) “find your Prints Charming” – from a 2012 September 18 Bed Bath & Beyond email advertisement for ordering decorator fabrics online. From the Jim Butcher short story “Day Off”, “he…

Succulent Tapestry

Tweet Plant Lust. Whether naturally occurring or deliberately created (for example, ‘living walls’ such as the Succulent Cube at the 2010 SF Garden Show) plants can form beautiful living tapestries.  The springtime display offered by the naturalized shrubs on the embankment of the west side of the DC Beltway (near Annandale, VA) caused me to…

Sponsored Street Art?

Tweet Philadelphia Museum of Art – On View : Current Exhibitions. Does a protest song become merely a song when “the man” pays for it?  Is graffiti art still legitimate when it’s created for a gallery showing?  And likewise should the public art installation currently on view on the exterior of the Philadelphia Museum of…