Sunday, September 5, 2010

for GR

My department lost a very popular, retired colleague yesterday, after an all too brief battle with cancer (discovered--I think--less than a year after he was fully separated from teaching).  Folklore was one of his many interests. Since I've been snapping photos of the varied architecture here in sabbatical town, I thought I'd post this collection in his memory, and lead with a house he would have enjoyed exploring, as  it is FULL of folkart and little signs with quotations about the good life. The sun was at the wrong angle when I happened upon it, but you can still get a sense of its flavor.
folk artsy beach house
Southwest by the bay

western kitsch

Texas star moderne
sabbatical digs
Rest in peace, G.