Monday, February 9, 2009

Wow it's February and I haven't made a post yet!

Either I am lazy, busy, or distracted from my blogging. Well this past weekend my daughter and I went to the Teddy Bear and Folkart Show here in Grapevine. It was nice and inspiring, full of the usual eye candy, but the best part was meeting back up with our dear friend, Claralie Hall from Gaunchywhomperd Bears. I came home with a few new "elephant" friends and more (THANKS CLARALIE!!!) and we had a nice talk about life and things were were doing. I will return and post some photos of Main Street and I'm sorry that I didn't get a single photo of the show, but sometimes the people there are not so keen on you taking photos for whatever reason. Not like I want to steal their ideas, hey it's free advertising if you asked me. But nevermind that. We walked all down the historical part of Grapevine and saw a Glassblower shop making art glass flowers with long twisted stems. Then there was the train depot and the museum. Further down, we grabbed a bite to eat at Weinberger's Deli yummmmm. Wilhoite's the biker restaurant/bar hangout had a full house. There were antique, gift, memorabilia, jewelery, clothing shops, eateries and more. Every now and then you'd see a bronze sculpture of something whimsical or historical as far as some person in the making of the city or whatnot. The Opry House was there and I even saw Elvis in the old movie house that is now an art gallery, imagine that! Further down at the end we visited the British Emporium and they had IrnBru for sale! Wow, how I miss that drink from Glasgow. We also got a few candies that I had tried over there and saw a lot of London, Glasgow and even Indian grocery items. They had meat pies too. The Beatles, Paddington Bear, Dr. Who and more were prevalent in the gifty items. Mind the Gap towels that I saw in Heathrow were available. It was almost like being in the UK again.....well not really, but fun to shop around in anyhow.

The Gaylord Texan Trolley Shuttle that comes through Main Street.

Mayor Benjamin Wall in bronze near the corner of the Courthouse.

Wilhoite's Biker Hangout View I

Wilhoite's Biker Hangout View II

Master Made Feed Store in Grapevine, Texas

The Sunday Skaters bronze sculpture next to Weinbergers Deli.

Me next to a bronzed gent in front of the Wall Hotel.

The Glassblower's Display - Vetro Artglass Studio in Grapevine, TX

My shadow and her friend on the back of a vintage railroad car.

Cotton Belt Route Windmill

1 comment:

Atticbabys said...

There you are!
Sounds like you had a funfilled day with your "shadow" , lol!
Those glass flowers are stunners!
Thanks for visiting my blog and the sweet words too! Hope you're still creating!!!