Inspiration in Oslo

January’s winter escape began in Oslo, Norway, a city filled with museums, shops, restaurants, churches, and enough to keep a tourist busy for days. Over the course of our trip, we spent about two full days there. We used buses, trains, Lime scooters, and our feet to get around, and were able to learn some…

The Crayon Factory

I took a little creative liberty with the title of this post, courtesy of my niece. The official name of the place in question is the Crayola Experience. It is located just about 20 minutes from my house, so I was happy to bring my sisters, brother-in-law, and niece there for a morning of colorful…

Travel Art: Our Wedding Guestbook

We have made it a habit to buy artwork when we travel, and now that we have a home we have a great way to display all of it. Our collection includes pieces from four continents, most that we bought together but also a few we each got individually before we met. However, our favorite…

A Small Slice of the Semi-Weird Art of Prague

When I spent about 24 hours in Prague a few years ago, I was on a budget tour for 18-35s. The group consisted of three couples and four single twenty-somethings. Before long the couples split off for alone time, leaving me with three art loving twenty-something guys. And when you tour Prague with three art…