My Morning Tuesday Walk

…..a little windy and cooler today

Despite the chilly winds, especially when the clouds pass over the sun, it was a beautiful morning for a walk and taking photos. I love the colour of the sky on mornings like this and how it reflects onto the water. Let me take you on my walk through my photos.

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I’m a Fan of…….Art

….thanks to Jez for hosting I’m a fan of…..https://jezbraithwaite.blog/2022/05/16/susan-fan-of-156/

The hardest part of this challenge will be choosing which pieces of art to display here. I’ll choose art from our trip and try to limit it to one painting from each gallery we visited.

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Giuseppe Arcimboldo at the Louvre, Paris
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Sculpture at the Beaux de Arts, in Tours, France
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Collage the Contemporary Art Gallery in Tours, France
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Bise Lazzari at the Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art in London
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Victor Pasmore at the Barbican Art Gallery, London
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Matisse at the Tate Modern in London

Good Monday Morning – May 16, 2022

….waking up to grey skies

When I woke up the day didn’t look too promising, especially for getting out for a long walk. I quickly got dressed and headed out the door to get a few steps in before the rain started. I managed to complete a few chores in the backyard as well, like putting away the yard waste bags so they wouldn’t get drenched before garbage day, and cleaning out the wasp trap and filling the bird feeder. Here are a few photos I took on my short walk.

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About mid-morning the rain started and I drove my husband to the clinic for his bi-monthly shot. On the way back we stopped at the store to replenish our milk, egg, fruit and cheese supplies. Once we got back home we made our first meal of the day.

The rain hasn’t amounted to much so far and it looks like it may have stopped for the day. I might be able to get out for another walk after all but in the meantime I have some paintings to finish. I’m starting to feel better about getting ready for my solo art show at the end of June.

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Water, Water Everywhere – The Thames

unfortunately it was a pretty dull day when we crossed over the Thames to the Tate Modern

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Thanks to Jez for hosting Water, Water Everywhere https://jezbraithwaite.blog/2022/05/16/santa-monica-pier-water-water-everywhere-126-and-ows/

Sunday Trees – May 15, 2022

….unusual trees that I saw in Amboise but very common throughout Europe

This is a form of pruning deciduous trees called Pollarding. It prevents the trees from becoming too large and gangly. It is considered a severe form of pruning and does not work on all trees.

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