Archive for January 2013

Macon Music: A Must Hear   6 comments


Macon is a star on the musical world map. The varied venues and genres of musical talent is a magnet for both local and touring artists.

 

Roasted- Cafe and Lounge featured Christopher Bell opening for Trendlenburg Band.

 

Christopher Bell Bell belted out lyrics with soulful ease.

 

 

Christopher Bell: Flatters the ears

 

 

Christopher Bell: Making music

 

 

Christopher Bell: Macon, GA

 

When Christopher Bell comes to town be sure to listen! For more information visit: http://www.silenthomerecords.com

 

Trendlenburg Band  consists of four local musicians with a shared love of entertaining via music.

 

Justin Cutway is lead vocal and guitars.   Trendlenburg Band:Justin Cutway

 

Chris Nyland is lead guitar and backup vocals.  Trendlenburg Band:Chris Nyland

 

 

Shawn Williamson plays bass.  Trendlenburg Band:Justin Smith on drums

 

Also above, please note Justin Smith on drums and backup vocals. I find it hard to get a great photo of drummers in general.

 

Trendlenburg Band: Justin Cutway lovin' music

 

 

Trendlenburg Band in Macon, GA

 

 

Trendlenburg Band:Roasted-Cafe and Lounge Macon GA

 

 

 

Justin Cutway with Trendlenburg Band: Hair Funky   Hair Gone Wild

 

 

 

Local Macon Musicians: Trendlenburg Band

 

 

 

Rockin' with Trendlenburg Band in Macon GA

 

 

 

Justin Cutway & Shawn Williamson of Trendlenburg Band 2013   Trendlenburg Bands has us moving!

 

 

Trendlenburg Band rockin a Friday  The musical talent kept us all happy on a Macon Friday night!

Thanks to Chris @ Roasted-Cafe and Lounge for great service with a packed out venue.

 

 

Enjoy your day!

 

 

 

Color Splashes: Art from Art   36 comments


The painted chair is curing rapidly with the warm weather. Surveying the area I soon start finding the accidental art created from my project.

Art by accident:In color This is one of my favorite chair project by-product! The sun came out with perfect timing to capture the shadows from the grass blades.

 

 

Nature Painted Brightly

Paint splattered fun

 

Winter leaves in color  Layers of various paints make a beautiful fallen leaf brilliantly fun!

 

Colored by Art

 

 

Tiny Art: Big Color    I really like this small art piece!

 

Grounded Art with a Nut  Art on earth makes for great photos!

 

 

Paint Flow

 

I am still finding bits of art unexpected and have painted many leaves on this sunny January day. I am not sure what I will do with them other than enjoying the experience.

 

Enjoy your day!

 

Art Outdoors: Paint Fun   27 comments


As with most of my ideas/projects there is rarely an enforced timeline for completion. I started this painting project in December 2011.

Painted Wooden Fire Chair

I finished the majority of the painting this week.

 

Chainsaw Chair We use a large section from a fallen oak tree to cut the main body of the chair.

 

Fire Circle Wooden Chair The chair topper adds neat detail.

 

Paint layer on wooden chair  Day 1 of Chair Splash

 

 

Day 1 Paint Fun  Day 1 Bright Paint on Wood

 

Day 1 Blended Color  Day 2 Paint Fun

 

Day 2 Colorful Chair  Day 2 My Hand Print

 

Day 2 Rear Painted View  Day 2 Paint Lover

 

Now for some random fun paint shots.  Day 2 The Paint Falls

 

Day 2 Painted Scream on Chair    Day 2 Painted Groove with Texture

The most difficult part of this painting was keeping my hands clean as to not paint my camera during the two days of painting. I used all old paints that would have ended up in the landfill to brighten up our backyard!

 

Enjoy your day!

Bright Green Cocoon: Crab Spider   8 comments


It seems cocoons are in season.    Bright green cocoon formed by a crab spider

 

I notice a bright green cocoon on the back of a dead plumeria leaf.   Crab Spider cocoon on plumeria leaf

 

 

Crab Spider in web  In October I took the only picture I have of a crab spider. I wish the details of the spider herself were more visible.

 

Crab spider cocoon in color

 

Enjoy your day!

Japanese Persimmons: A Magical Fruit   43 comments


Yesterday I tasted my very first Japanese persimmon. ripe Japanese persimmon

This colorful fruit rules! I have never seen such large persimmons. You have to taste one of nature’s best desserts.

 

Flesh of the Japanese persimmon

 

The tree bows to the ripened persimmons.   Japanese persimmon tree laden with fruit

Plump ripe Japanese persimmon

 

The ants can have this persimmon for themselves.

 

Low hanging fruit: the Japanese persimmon

 

Thanks to our vet for sharing his bounty of yummy fruit! Dr. John you rock!  Persimmons ready to eat

 

Dr. John and his staff have a neat office pet that allows me a photo or two.

 

Our vet's office lizard pet

Lucky little lizard!

 

Enjoy your day!

 

 

 

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