Inspiration Corner

It’s a new month of a new year and I’m going to be having a lot of changes this month.  So I thought I should insert some positive energy into my blog to power through this month.  I wanted to share some of my favorite quotes and artists that inspire me and remind me to be positive. Positivity: Follow your bliss- Joseph Campbell Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment. – Buddha Who is rich? He that rejoices in his portion. – Talmud Life: You can never be … Continue reading Inspiration Corner

Chuck Jones: Inspired by the Land of Enchantment

There is an overwhelming amount of fantastic art galleries in Santa Fe, NM. You’ll be drowning in art. However the should not be missed, for young and old, is the Chuck Jones Gallery. Chuck Jones created the Loony Tunes.  He is the brilliant mind behind Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig and more icons from your childhood. While he was from Spokane, WA he gained a lot of his inspiration when vacationing in Santa Fe. you can see the influence of NM in Roadrunner and Wiley Coyote cartoons.  While working for Warner Bros. he directed more than 250 cartoons and won … Continue reading Chuck Jones: Inspired by the Land of Enchantment

Travel Theme: Cities

  Once again I’m using Where’s My Backpack’s travel themes. It’s a fun excuse to re-edit photos from past trips. This theme is particularly interesting for me because since I was a little girl  always dreamed of living in a big city.  I wanted to live somewhere where everyone is a stranger, with giant buildings shading my walk to the subway and going somewhere different every weekend. Growing up in Albuquerque the joke is, “we aren’t the land of enchantment but the land of entrapment.” While everyone claims to “hate” New Mexico because everyone knows each other, it’s ghetto, it’s … Continue reading Travel Theme: Cities