Love Locks: the story

While visiting Sedona earlier this year we visited Tlaquepaque Arts & Shopping Village (see post here). Many of the shops were closed or just getting reopened after COVID lockdown. However, one of the shops had an artsy exhibit outside where people were able to show their love by hanging their padlock message on the iron…

Lens-Artists Challenge: Sanctuary

Sanctuary: Oasis-a pleasant or peaceful area or period in the midst of a difficult, troubled, or hectic place or situation. Given a choice, I would go back in time. I am no fan of “the new normal”. I am, however, an optimist, and I remain determined to find my sanctuary that is in nature. Given…

HOPE

I love finding painted rocks in our neighborhood. They bring me joy. Today they also brought me HOPE. “Hope sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible.” ~ Helen Keller For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, β€œplans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to…

Chapel of the Holy Cross, Sedona AZ

Built on Coconino National Forest land, the Chapel of the Holy Cross is a beautiful site built into the red rocks of Sedona. According to the chapel website, Marguerite Brunswig Staude, local rancher and sculptor, commissioned the building of the chapel. She was inspired by the Empire State Building. Initally she attempted to build the…