Saturday, October 29, 2011

Friday, October 28, 2011

koru #305

Note to self: Do not walk into Paris Baguette if you can't have gluten, no matter how compelling the koru-sortment may appear.











koru #304

Glass light fixture, Belmont, CA.







Wednesday, October 26, 2011

koru #303

Pinkberry, home to Swirly Goodness. No, I didn't indulge, but I seriously considered it.




Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Monday, October 24, 2011

Sunday, October 23, 2011

koru #300

I have to admit, I wanted to do something special or impressive to mark my 300th koru, but as so often happens, life got in the way. So without fanfare, here is koru 300 for your enjoyment.










Korus are everywhere, man...

Friday, October 21, 2011

koru #298

Mattress-spring koru.




koru #297

The Wave - tsunami prayers, book art by Michelle Relkin Altenberg from the Book Arts Group Show at the Capitol Rotunda Gallery. If you are local, I highly recommend you see it. It will be there through December 16.





Koru #291- 296

Now that the move is complete and everyone has gone home, I'm finally back to my regular koru gathering. Here are the most recent to bring you all up to date. 

291: Very cool quilt from the book Focus on Batiks by Jan Bode Smiley.


292: Metal drinking stein belonging to my good friend John.



293: DVD cover detail from one of my all-time favorite movies, The Last Wave, directed by Peter Weir.


294: Framed koru poster at Hobby Lobby in Santa Fe.



295: Metal sculpture at Java Joe's on Rodeo Road.


296: Metal sculpture in the Santa Fe Greenhouses inspiration garden.


koru #288 - 290

After Jennifer left, my parent came out for a visit (and to deliver some of my furniture). We also went sightseeing.

288: La Fonda wall art.




289: Best Western, Santa Fe, towel holders.



290: Blown glass plates, Turquoise Trail Fine Jewelry (or something like that).


koru #282 - 287

When my friend Jennifer and I returned to Santa Fe after several long days in the car, we did some sightseeing around town.

282: Fisher Fine Pottery door handles.



283: Stormy Canyon by Tony Abeyta, hanging in the La Fonda Hotel.




284: Wrought-iron La Fonda handrails.


285: Wrought-iron door handle.


286: Cafe Pasqual's sign.


287: Decorative carved boat, Jackalope Nursery.


koru #281

Saint Francis Cathedral courtyard, Santa Fe, NM. Although the sculptures themselves aren't koru-shaped, their movement creates koru patterns in the air.

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koru #273 - 280

Road trip! These shots were taken along Route 66 from California to Santa Fe. A few were taken on the same day, but they were all so cool, I just couldn't leave them out.

273: Santa Nella, CA, Andersen's Pea Soup.



274: Yermo, CA: Penny's Diner, condiment rack.


275: Calico Ghost Town, schoolhouse, teacher dress detail.


276: Calico Ghost Town, General Store, carved sewing cabinet detail.


277: Calico Ghost Town, Post Office, iron window bars.


278: Rest stop in the middle of the Mojave desert, not technically a koru, but pretty darned close.


279: La Posada Hotel and Restaurant, Winslow, AZ.




280: Petrified Forest gift shop and rest stop: