Walking through the New Britain Museum of American Art again.
Mary is NBMAA's director of education. The artist and teacher Robert Henri painted the model at his home in Madrid, where his American students were painting during the summer.
John is from North Carolina. His wife and he are on vacation and
had nothing better to do than to find a museum.
Deanna -- a student -- and a friend visited the museum. She is with Blanch Sully, daughter
of the artist Thomas Sully. Deanna and her friend are the kind of visitors museums love.
They took their time, looked carefully at the works they liked and discussed them at length. h
Sorry about the glare. I tried several different approaches but couldn't avoid it
in the photography nor get rid of it in the editing.
The clouds were growing pink edges when I went into a Vietnamese restaurant last night. It looked like a promising night for a sunset, but I was not in an interesting location for a picture.
And, I had only my iPhone with me.
After ordering, I went outside to see how things were progressing. The Hartford sky was ablaze.
So . . . apologies for the nondescript foreground, but isn't the sky spectacular?
A woman in Avon puts on a dazzling floral show every year. These days the show is for her own enjoyment and for those who go past. In past years, she opened her yard to raise
funds for charities, but a spurious lawsuit ended that.
The Jackson Laboratory has a spanking new building in Farmington, on the property of the University of Connecticut Health Center. The Jackson Lab does genomics research. The State of Connecticut provided $291 million in loans and grants in 2012 to lure Jackson to Connecticut,
I went to Elizabeth Park to see what is happening.
Some young people reserved the back end of the Pond House's reception hall for cocktails.
Curtains shrunk the room to make it more intimate for the small group.
Fifteen years after the attacks on September 11, 2001. Still in my mind,
but I haven't been in the States long enough to come up with something suitable.
Maybe a small group of people just going about their free life is appropriate?