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.
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.’
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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