Throwback Thursday – Monument Rocks Kansas

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

Crystal Bridges Trails

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

Finding Circles

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

Crystal Bridges

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