Archive for December, 2008

Glassy Goodness…

December 28, 2008

Greetings from Tucson, AZ where I think it’s about the same temperature as it is in DC now.  I was looking forward to spending a nice, sunny week in the desert with my mom for the holidays but it’s been cold and yesterday, while we were shopping, it started spitting snow… seriously, no joke.  At least the sun came out today.  And what a lovely day it’s been.  We drove to Phoenix to meet Richard and Dale, Mom’s two friends from high school.

Dale Chihuly, the most well known glass artist in the country and probably the world, has an installation of blown glass sculptures on display throughout the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix.  It was awesome and I’m quite excited about some of the detail shots I got of some of the pieces.  Here are a few that I particularly like…






And quite possibly my favorite from the day: