art · Music · Travel

Tribute to Pete Fountain

This is one of my favorite songs, ‘A CLOSER WALK WITH THEE’ Pete Fountain – Closer Walk With Thee/Amazing Grace ~~~~~~~~ Yesterday, August 6,2016, one of my idols passed away. He was a great clarinet player called Pete Fountain. I saw him live at the Bourbon St. Inn where he played with Al Hurt, the… Continue reading Tribute to Pete Fountain

art · artwork · Copper · Sculpture

Copper Palm Tree Memorial

Laisley park in Punta Gorda, Florida plays host to a magnificent copper tree sculpture. The artist Peggy McTeague was commissioned to sculpt this by the town of Punta Gorda in honor of those who survived the on slight of Hurricane Charley in 2004. The installation of this symbol of strength overlooked the Peace River which… Continue reading Copper Palm Tree Memorial