Wanamakers General Store

Driving down the road the powdery snow looked like sand art as the wind blew the layered mounds into artistic formations. The drifting carried out onto the roads, creating striped patches of black asphalt and white silk. The wind was so cold it would take your breath away. When we parked I hastily ran into the building through the chilling gusts to be greeted with the … Continue reading Wanamakers General Store

Lehigh Millennium Folk Arch and Art Enclave

At the bottom of the hill the first thing you spot is a gem encrusted boulder. If you glance to your left down a slight incline you are greeted with a beautiful Chinese bridge bowing across a small creek. It’s enchanting and welcoming. You walk up the gravel road swallowed by graffiti covered trees. Pink polka dots pop from the muted colors of a (as of last week) … Continue reading Lehigh Millennium Folk Arch and Art Enclave

Pumpkin Spice Lattes in Bethlehem

The air had a distinct smell as the afternoon sun baked the moist grass and newly fallen leaves. The breeze had a chill and the crispness was welcoming after the humid summer. It is fall in the Lehigh Valley. The first best thing about fall is the colors – the trees changing their clothes to vibrant reds, yellows, and oranges that glow in the daylight. The … Continue reading Pumpkin Spice Lattes in Bethlehem

Easton Heritage Day

Petticoats, stays, and stockings. Breeches, garters, and wool coats. It’s a hot summer day as the beer pours, birds chirp, and the water splashes in the fountain. Muskets lean against display tables, red coats drum in alleyways, and soldiers lay in the grass with their tricorne hats covering their eyes under makeshift tents. It is 1776 in Easton’s Centre Square. This is a collection of photographs … Continue reading Easton Heritage Day

Artfully Elegant

Metallics shimmer in the light beaming through the storefront window. The hung artwork glows underneath its spotlights. The jewel and gem masterpieces are nestled away in cases to be viewed, and the open space asks to be roamed like a museum. Elegance is about simplicity and grace. To be artfully elegant one is clever in the pursuit of this elegance. That is the case at Artfully Elegant – an art gallery … Continue reading Artfully Elegant