Week before last I headed east for my annual trip to the excellent dog show in Jackson, Mississippi. After a long day of driving I had been thinking that I was going to get to Jackson much later than I had planned. Actually, I was right on time to see a lovely sunset over the… Continue reading Right on time
Several posts back I shared about finding the not a mystery anymore building. After a little research I discovered this building has an interesting history and put a post on Doorway Into the Past. WordPress won't let me insert the link, so here it is to cut and paste! http://doorwayintothepast.blogspot.com/2016/10/hinds-county-armory.html
Bentley and I have been enjoying a few days in Jackson MS at the wonderful dog show they host each September. Or rather I should say that I have ben enjoying this time as Bentley would just as soon be home sleeping on the sofa! I had planned several outings, but other than one cemetery… Continue reading The not a mystery anymore building
I've always loved stained glass whether it is in a church or a public building. Just like with quilts it is the colors and shapes that pull my eyes to it. I don't know which came first - my love of quilts or my love of stained glass. I see quilts in stained glass… Continue reading Capitol Glass
Mississippi State Capitol -Dome of the Senate Chamber (yes, it is politically incorrect with its Indian maidens, but puhleez do not attempt to have them removed, thank you).
Here's just a little Art Deco to brighten your Thursday! Sadly, the building this light goes with is sitting empty and abandoned, awaiting help. There are four of these delightful fixtures around the building that, in my opinion, needs to be saved while it's still in good condition.
On my recent fast trip to Jackson I spent a little time on the grounds of the New Capitol (yes, folks still refer to it as the "New" Capitol even though it is over 100 years old). This is the figurehead from the second USS Mississippi (Battleship #23). The keel was laid down in 1904 and… Continue reading Wednesday 09.23.2015