Saturday, June 8, 2013

On the Road--Down South: Houston, Lake Charles (June 7-8, 2013)

Air travel has the desired yet disorienting power to suddenly drop you into another world. It feels a bit surreal to find myself in Lake Charles, Louisiana this morning. I arrived last night in Houston and drove a couple hours east. This morning I head south towards the coast--the Gulf Coast, that is--to Lacassine National Wildlife Refuge to see what I can see in this area before heading further east. I'm hoping to find shorebirds that will be new to me. On the drive last night I saw Grackle-like birds that I can't quite place, but they seemed common. I expect to see them again--and I expect to be in Mississippi or even Alabama tonight.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Found Art: Saw Blade (June 4, 2013)

I don't know why this rusty saw blade was screwed to the wall of a building I recently walked by in Petaluma, but there it was. It reminded me of the bow of a Venetian gondola. Found art.

For more found art, see my blog Serendipitous Art.
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