Rainbow Lake Maine While I have been working from home for six weeks now and almost no outside time, you would think I would be going stir crazy by now. I’m not; what I do find myself doing is reflecting on my life. I continuously keep thinking of things I was doing as a kid… Continue reading More Than Just Fishing
First there was painting. Before Photography, painters and their brushes made use of light, composition and color theory to create art. Then came the controversy about whether Photography could be considered an art form or not. Nowadays, with dedicated museums and the evolution of Photography, there is not so much questioning about Photography being an […]Art… Continue reading Art Yourself — Luisa Wholley
Every time you deal with art, feelings get in the mix. Unfortunately, also does vanity. I have seen it too many times, from seasoned professionals and teachers to instagrammers with thousands of followers. Beware of “fame”. A snob nose looks up and forgets what down to earth means. It seems that people tend to forget […]Vanity… Continue reading Vanity Unfair — Luisa Wholley
Brazil was the last country in the western world to abolish slavery. Emperor Pedro II in 1888 freed all the slaves. The total of all slaves combined only equaled about 40% of the number imported by the United States. Teresopolis has a sister town called Petropolis. The town of Teresopolis was named for the Brazilian… Continue reading Brazil: Day Six
Brazil has won five world cups, more than any other country. They are also the only team to play in every world cup tournament. They have won the tournament in the following years; 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994, 2002 and the Olympic gold medal in 2016. The Brazilian national football (soccer) team practices just down the… Continue reading Brazil: Day Five
I was watching the series “Mad Men” yesterday (I know, I am late on that train) and I got really upset – again – and decided to post about it. Nothing to do with the show, which I am enjoying quite a bit, as I was born in 68 and remember my mom wearing wigs […]Mad… Continue reading Mad Me — Luisa Wholley
Something does not seem correct to me with this story. I first heard of this a week ago Sunday, and it took place the day before, Saturday during the annual Army vs. Navy football game. ESPN picked up on film a hand gesture by the cadets and midshipman, which can be construed as a white… Continue reading Game Or Racial Event?