Oh, happy day! Yesterday, it was finally warm enough to get back out on the trail for a walk with The Hubs! I could feel the long, cold winter losing its grip at long last!
But, from a photography standpoint, it’s a rough time of year…LOL
This is a tricky post to write. Very touchy in my house. This is Produce Row in St. Louis, MO. It’s something of an oxymoron - an unknown landmark in St. Louis. Around for over 56 years, but very few know about or, if they do, they think it’s a regular farmer’s market.
It’s not. If people know about it at all, most would confuse it with the far more famous and historic Soulard Farmers Market, which is open to the public and traces its roots back to an open air market in the area in 1779. Produce Row, however, is made up of the wholesalers, the brokers, and the foodservice companies that serve the St. Louis and Illinois area businesses and resellers.
So, last weekend, while everyone else was frantically grabbing bread and milk from the grocery store ahead of the impending snow, The Hubs and I decided to scout locations for good spots to shoot once the weather gets nicer and, if I saw anything good, stop and get a couple of winter shots while we were out. So, we headed up northeast of St. Louis, towards Alton, IL, and Pere Marquette State Park. We were looking specifically for a very large, ferocious bird…
Yep! I did. I’m pretty much an introvert, but I did finally enter three of my pictures into MySLArt’s “33February” juried art exhibit and the opening reception was held this past Friday, February 28th!
Originally, the show was supposed to be on the 20th, but the winter storm warnings we were under had the organizers decide that it would be prudent to postpone it until the following Friday…
Can a self-described hippie chick earn an income? Stay tuned! ;)
Huh. It's still here. Nice...
*dusts away some cobwebs*
Time to knock the rust off and turn on the lights. And this time, I'm gonna have more fun.
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy...
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Well, if you remember my POST yesterday, you saw the coffee table I picked up at Goodwill to replace the Ikea table that the was broken during my son's Star Wars marathon. Anyway, after we unloaded the table, I went right over to Home Depot and picked up some paint for it. As you can see, green and stained wood isn't going to work in this room:
Sorry for the abysmal picture. LOL I snapped it on the fly awhile ago. That's The Girl Child there with her laptop. There is always someone in that room. The only thing missing is the black carpet beneath the table. But, with red, white, black, and gray as the color scheme, you can see that the table is in need of a makeover just to fit in with the décor. Unfortunately, it's also about 28 degrees here, which is seriously cramping my style.
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