Our temporary home away from home – Welcome to The New Public House and Hotel located in historic Blowing Rock. The 1921 building, the former Sunshine Inn and Crippens Country Inn, has been renovated and modernized by the team behind Gideon Ridge Inn and Bistro Roca.
The Dinning Room – nobody there – choose any table that you want – Well it was not really that way for dinner – many people came – but for breakfast which came with the room – we pretty much had it to ourselves — we could order from the menu any thing we wanted – we wanted a lot – let me tell you – the scales told me we ate a lot – or was it the iceream I had at the local cream shop every night?
Grandma is learning from a Master Potter
I am learning from a Master musician!
I did not buy a song – but I stole it and hummed it all day long – but Grandma bought this bowl from the Master, to hold fruit on our counter at home on Drummond.
Oh, say you – “What is it” The Morel is America’s mushroom – they are coveted by mushroom hunters all over America. In every state and even in New York City, I am told? But never follow the information you get from a Mushroom Hunter. — “No, I did not find any Morels around here – i heard that old Mushroom joes is finding a lot of them in the next county over – I suggest you travel over there and ask for Mushrom joe – he will help you locate buckets full of them!” – “Oh, I hear he also has a bridge for sale – I think it is caLLED THE LONDON BRIDGE – AT A REAL GOOD PRICE TOO”
As I took it – A barn with a quilt pattern on the end. Seeing that Grandma is an Artist – we must photo all forms of art work!
As I cropped and HDR’ed it. Some say do you post process your photos – Say I – YES. Say they BAD. Why – photos are to represent reality. – You kid me Unless you are Near Sited – a photo shot at 1.2f is not real. But it looks more pleasing to us humans – less background distraction
Background blurred and only flower included in the shot – Really not as I saw it – but as the camera saw it with the setting I gave the camera – see no post processing! BUT NOT REALLY REAL – Think about that!
I am allowed to paint what I feel – not like a photographer who must photo what is real -Ha Ha!!