0418 – Sights on the Road

IMG_9427_01_LR_10One does not have to travel far to find visual “roadside attractions” (allow me to pause for a moment to reflect on that gonzo novel of Tom Robbins “Another Roadside Attraction” – reflections on flea circuses and the Vatican CIA!). Much less exciting, but nonetheless interesting things can be found in and around the Hudson Valley.

IMG_8731_01_LR_10Route 32 provides the cultural…

IMG_9392_01_LR_10,,,as well as the enigmatic.

IMG_9419_01_LR_12And on a recent sunny day across the river in the town of Hudson there sat a pick-up, parked at the curb, with odd and compelling cargo in the back.

IMG_9426_01_LR_10Two heads peeking out of a box

IMG_9424_01_LR_10It’s always good to have a camera with you – never know what you might find.

_______________

The Devonian Drawer is back. The continued good weather has me searching for objects of intrigue. Thanks to my friend, Rob Spain, I have a bunch of new objects to play with. In the first two cases below, the objects were too large for any companion fossil to fit in with them. But they were great objects. So I thought they would be fine on their own.

IMG_9444_01_LR_12

The first appears to have once been a horse brush, I believe.

IMG_9442_01_LR_12And the other, I can only think of the Hindu diety Ganesha when I see it!

images

_______________

Before I close out with some new fossil images I just wanted to remind everyone to please drop in to the Carrie Haddad Gallery in Hudson on Saturday from 6 – 8 PM for the opening of Urban, a group photography show. This and several other images of mine will be on display. Join us if you can.

_MG_1019_01_LR_12

_______________

Finally, some fossils. Just another way to explore these objects, with the help of an old Kodak metal film box.

IMG_9466_01_LR_12 IMG_9449_01_LR_10 IMG_9447_01_LR_12 IMG_9450_01_LR_10 IMG_9458_01_LR_12

Thank you as always for visiting this site. More images at www.artmurphy.com

Subscribe at my homepage  https://artandfossils.wordpress.com

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s