A Flying Visit to My Giant on a Hot Day

This past weekend, I paid a visit to my giant silver friend on the shores of Lake Austin at Laguna Gloria, one of the sites of our local art museum¬†The Contemporary Austin. It had been a while since I had been by to see him, and I’d forgotten what a behemoth he is. At 33Continue reading “A Flying Visit to My Giant on a Hot Day”

You Say d’Orsay, I Say Train Station

My first trip to France was in 2016, and amongst numerous delights was the opportunity to visit the most famous of Paris’ museums. I’d fallen in love with Impressionism as a, ¬†well, as an impressionable teenager. And though in the years since I’ve moved on to swim in deeper artistic waters, so to speak, I’veContinue reading “You Say d’Orsay, I Say Train Station”

Be Careful What You Wish For, or That Time I Finally Visited Centre Pompidou

This is the first of an occasional series of posts I will write on museums I have visited in recent years. These posts are not intended to be full-blown travel journalism, with all the details on what you’ll need to plan a visit. Rather, since all that info is readily available online, I will offerContinue reading “Be Careful What You Wish For, or That Time I Finally Visited Centre Pompidou”