Autumn leaves form a lacy shadow on a home in Castine.

Shadowplay: Castine, Maine

Drive in to the small historic town of Castine on the Penobscot Bay, and you’ll notice that this isn’t the typical Maine small town.  Architecture varies from classic clapboard saltbox to stately homes with mansard roofs.  All understandable, you see, since Castine, a town founded in 1613 by a French trader, served as the capital […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Scary Treat at Houston’s MFA

It’s scary fun at Houston’s Museum of Fine Arts — and a treat for all ages.  Just head to Cullinan Hall where three enormous screens above the theatrical stage transform moving bodies into genuine monsters!  Called Shadow Monsters, this interactive installation by British artist Philip Worthington lets ordinary non-scary folks like us watch as our […]

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