Thursday, May 31, 2012

Tennessee River Fine Arts League

I take a lot of photos ... and sometimes I forget to download them all.  So I actually took these photos in April.

Went by Lee School Academy of the Arts to see what was going on with the artists at the Tennessee River Fine Arts League (TRFAL). 

Ken Alexander was working on this mountain landscape.  I love the colors.

By David Carrico.  I'm speechless.

Another by David Carrico.   David's artwork is also available at Merison's

This is "Night Storm" by Harry Burton.  I'm impressed.

This is Harry working on another painting.   Can't wait to see this one finished.

A Morning at the Lake

Things I Like At The Lake

Not only are the birds well fed ... they have a spectacular view!

Summertime flowers are having at.

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Found a pretty place to sit and watch the world go by over at Anne's place.

My sister Anne always lets the  Queen Anne's Lace grown wild in her yard.

And just look at this face!


Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Foggy Morn

Photo by Anne Cullen

Even the foggy mornings are special at Paris Landing!

Sunday, May 20, 2012

What I Like

Sometimes I find it necessary to explain why I like Paris Landing so much.  It's not just the lake, the landscape, the wildlife, the weather.  A lot of it has to do with the people.  And on Saturday at the Wounded Warrior Bass Tournament .... the folks of Paris Landing made me proud.  Here are a few of the things I like. 

Sharon Seaton found a boat for this last minute soldier.

People who are really, really happy to be so helpful.

Cindy Rice of T.F. Rice & Co. gets the award for bringing the biggest flag.
When you tell folks "Y'all come and bring a flag."  .... they bring the biggest one they can find,

Ryan Caldwell isn't too young to wave a flag.
or .... they bring their kids too and make them wave a flag,

or, just in case you forgot to bring a flag -
Anne, Justin and Caleb Cullen
They bring a flag just for you!

Love this Eagle provided by the State Park! 

Everyone finds a way to be helpful.

The guys from the U.S. Coast Guard Cimmarron unhooked 
snags for kids at the Junior Fishing Rodeo.

I love it when I get a cool shot like this one!  (And no - I don't know who's head that is.)

Or this one.  Look at the girl on the right dodging a hook.

Or this one.

Or when everyone lines up just right, almost as if they were waiting on a camera,
so I can get a shot like this.

And of course, if I weren't at Paris Landing I wouldn't have the opportunity for all these photos.

I just like Paris Landing.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Daisys and Roses

The wild daisys are starting bloom.  Actually I'm not sure if these are daisys but they make me think of daisys and they bloom every year just about this time. 

And the wild Roses are blooming too.

There are scenes all over Paris Landing like this.  The wild roses are very persistant and tough.  I hate to think how many times these have been sprayed and cut down.   And wild roses are the most fragrant of all roses.

Can you smell them?