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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Weekly Photo Challenge: (Extra)ordinary

It’s not a wedding without wedding cake, but we’re always amazed at the extraordinary feat it must be to create an elaborate, elegant, showy-yet-tasty after-dinner creation.  At my niece’s wedding this past weekend in Magnolia, Texas, the bride’s cake drew attention. And well it should.  It had it all:  layers of almond cake with buttercream […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Reflections

This week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Reflections reminded me of a photo that’s really NOT so good, mainly because the reflection of the sun on a window display wreaked havoc with the photo I so wanted to capture!  But actually, it’s that reflection that gives this picture a dual nature. At 338 S. Main Street […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Layers

For the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge, the word this week is Layers.  And I’m reminded of a bakery I came upon while strolling S. Main Street in Grapevine, Texas: Legacy Cakes Bakery! Layer cakes filled a showcase inside with cakes for weddings, showers, and special occasions.  Like this one that definitely speaks Texan to me: […]

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