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Georgia O’Keeffe’s Footsteps

Donna, thank you for liking my blog. I’m glad I checked yours out, too! These pictures are great and go with all of the stuff I’ve been writing about Georgia O’Keeffe. I’m glad you were able to go there. I sure wish I could! Maybe someday. Thanks again.

Always Backroads

white place 1

In the distance from Georgia O’Keeffe’s Abiquiu home, the cliffs she called ‘The White Place’ can be seen.  She would drive there and camp, wander and draw and pick up a few rocks.

I had an O’Keeffe weekend visiting her Abiquiu home, photographing the Pedernal, walking around the White Place and finishing up at the O’Keeffe museum in Santa Fe.  And I learned to spell ‘Abiquiu.’

white place 2

Thoughts from that trip – I didn’t realize she was 61 when she moved to the Abiquiu house which was beautiful, but not easy living.  She had a huge garden and dried or canned much of her food.

I took the guided tour of the house – the only way to see inside.  No cameras, no sketchbooks, no writing paper allowed.  I felt naked.  But also alive to paying attention in a way that a camera prohibits.  Not sure I want to spend more…

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About whitefeatherfloating

When I began this blog I was simply going to share my writing. However, after being part of the blogging world for quite some time now, I decided to begin sharing my artwork. Patsy's Creative Corner will still have my artwork and some writing, but I created a new blog called My Crazy Life! in order to simply write my short autobiography and hopefully get some feedback on it as I go. However, it is a very slow project right now.

Posted on July 31, 2013, in Art Talk, My Thoughts, Writing and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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