Classical Gas Stations … and Street Signs

By Gary D. Myers I have always loved Edward Ruscha’s art – especially his painting of a simple gas station. I was inspired the first time I saw it and I consider that painting one of my major influences. Unfortunately, for many years I couldn’t remember who painted it. “Standard Station” Edward Ruscha Ruscha painted the work known as “Standard Station, Amarillo, Texas” in 1963. … Continue reading Classical Gas Stations … and Street Signs

Beautiful World Part III & The Right Place at the Right Time

Day Five: May 29 Wow! Wow! Wow! We had a number of great stops during our second day at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. We would have loved another day at the Canyon. We decided to drive out to Holbrook and find a place to stay for the night. We had tried to reserve rooms at the Wigwam Motel several weeks before our … Continue reading Beautiful World Part III & The Right Place at the Right Time

Beautiful World Part II

Day Four: May 28 Grand Canyon Wow! The Grand Canyon is … well … Grand. Awe inspiring. It is so much more beautiful than I ever could have imagined. When you tip-toe up to the edge, you can’t help but feel your own smallness. The creation truly displays God’s majesty. What else can you say … I know the photos won’t do it justice.Today’s Tally0 … Continue reading Beautiful World Part II