Yesterday, Gwen and I went to Carnegie Visual Arts Center in Decatur, Alabama.
My favorite exhibit was “Safe” by Sarah Carlisle Towery. The colors in the painting are striking. You can see the deep emotions felt by the subject of the painting. I think it’s an excellent piece of art, and I really enjoyed having the opportunity to view it.
I’ve actually seen this happen.
Gwen and I decided to check out the world’s largest functioning jukebox, which is located in Huntsville, Alabama. It’s 22 feet tall and built on the side of a building.
The jukebox has inferred cameras and songs are played based on where people stand on the sidewalk. It was cool that we didn’t have to pay to listen to the music; however, getting it to play a specific song was a bit cumbersome.
We stood on the sidewalk, listening to the music, and laughing about the whole thing. It was an interesting thing to experience.
Wanderlust means to have a strong desire to travel, which is a good description of me. I have a bit of wild side and a tendency to seek out adventure.
I want to enjoy my life. I don’t want to waste my time on this earth. I want to experience as many things as possible. I want to stay wilder than the wind.
Redneck Paradise – Come for a visit, it’s a ton of fun.
I took Mom and Gwen to the Christmas tree exhibit in downtown Huntsville, Alabama. We had a great time wondering around the park and admiring the uniqueness of the individual trees.
Malia and I were heading home from our vacation and decided we had time for one last adventure, so we explored the Osceola National Forrest in Florida.
The forrest was amazingly beautiful. It was full of swamps and foliage. I was hoping to see an alligator, but the weather was to cold. However, I did find a banana spider and had my picture taken while standing beside it. The spider blended into the background, so it’s hard to see it in the picture.
As I walked along the trail, I listened closely to the sounds of the birds and any other animals that might be in the area. I felt a closeness to nature, a feeling of being one with my surroundings.
I was intruder in another world and hoped to see that world play out in front of me. I also wanted to tread softly, to prevent creating a disturbance in that world.
Walking through Osceola National Forrest was a fitting adventure to end our vacation.