Not Your Mama’s Jack-O-Lantern: Pumpkin Sculpting
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Not Your Mama’s Jack-O-Lantern: Pumpkin Sculpting

What do marble, metal, wood, wire, clay, and pumpkins have in common? They’re perfect for sculpting something. Sure, we usually think of pumpkins as something to be carved–not sculpted. But let me turn you on to Ray Villafane. He is to pumpkins what Michelangelo was to marble. And he is my inspiration for this little … Continue reading

Revisiting the Zilker Kite Fest
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Revisiting the Zilker Kite Fest

NOTE: This beautiful morning found me walking with Freida and my compadre Adrienne across the great lawn at Zilker Park, the day after this year’s 84th Annual Kite Festival. Here’s a picture of a kite-eating tree snapped this morning. It also seemed like a lovely opportunity to repost last year’s (mis)adventures in building and flying … Continue reading