Watercolor by Joyce Hicks. Hicks writes: Painting of Pennsylvania farm wins the Howard Slater Memorial Award at the Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors in Old Forge, New York! I am thrilled to have a place in this prestigious show!
Peacock Room // Sammezzano Castle // Tuscany // In the post World War II era the palace served as a luxury hotel, later it was abandoned and was put up for auction in 1999. Today this estate counts 13 buildings with their own grounds amongst which the hotel, Casale Borghetto Pirelli, the hunting lodge, Casale Quartaio, Casale Sociana, two ruins, the Park Keeper’s house, the Refreshment House, the Marnia Club House, the Terpini building and the surrounding park with its age-old trees.
Lands End in San Francisco is one of my favorite places to hike around and clear my mind. Luckily it is also a great place to pull out a camera and take some photos. I caught some really beautiful evening light after the clearing of a big storm.