The afternoon was fading into dusk, but Kurt still had one more Kansas detour in mind: Monument Rocks. Located twenty five miles south of Oakley, these chalk rock formations are designated as a National Natural Landmark. Also known as the Chalk Pyramids, they are located on private property; fortunately, the landowners allow all interested to … More Throwback Thursday – Monument Rocks Kansas
For bees, the flower is the fountain of life For flowers, the bee is the messenger of love – Kahlil Gibran
A haiku is a Japanese form of poetry. It’s a fun and simple way to play with words. The haiku typically does not rhyme and consists of three lines, with the first line containing five syllables, the second, seven, and the third line, five. I decided to give haiku writing a try, but, of course, … More Happy Haiku Poetry Day!
There are several trails that wind in and around Crystal Bridges Museum, an effort to showcase not only some amazing sculptures and works of art, such as the one below, but also the beauty of the Ozarks. Two extremely noteworthy pieces were created by Buckminster Fuller and Frank Lloyd Wright, respectively. I had learned about … More Crystal Bridges Trails
Crystal Bridges boasts more than 130 sculptures on display both inside and out. These were a few of our favorites. The Bubble by Harriet Whitney Frishmuth 1928 Man on a Bench Duane Hanson 1977
There are over 3,800 works of art housed in and around Crystal Bridges. During our tour, it seemed as if Kurt was drawn towards circles. The circle is a universal symbol which represents totality, wholeness and even perfection. It represents eternity, with no beginning or no end. What’s more, man can be included in the … More Finding Circles
This Arkansas gem, planted in the heart of Northwest Arkansas, has been on my to do list since its inception in 2011. Founded by Wal-Mart heiress Alice Walton, the mission of Crystal Bridges is to create a world class museum for the benefit of the public. In my opinion, they have nailed it! The building, … More Crystal Bridges
I’ve often said that there’s nothing better for the inside of a man than the outside of a horse. – Ronald Reagan