Street Art: Mother Angel

San Antonio, Texas

Mission San José

San Antonio, Texas

This Spanish Mission is known as the “Queen of the Missions”, and is the largest of the missions located in San Antonio, Texas.  It will turn 300 years in 2020!

Glass Vessels of Ancient Egypt

San Antonio

It is believed that Egyptians were among the firsts to use glass, as fas as 2500 B. C. The glass of ancient Egypt was very colorful, the result of their craft was very stunning. I love the iridescence of these vessels.

Japanese Tea Garden View

Japanese Tea Garden. San Antonio, Texas.

Isis: Egyptian Goddess of Fertility, Love and Magic

San Antonio Museum of Art. Texas

Isis is the greek name of this goddess, her Egyptian name was Aset or Ast. Her hieroglyphic name incorporates the sign for a throne, which Isis also wears on her head as a sign of her identity.

She was a major goddess in ancient Egyptian religion. She helped the dead enter the afterlife.  Through her relationship with her son Horus (Sky god), she came to be seen as the epitome of maternal devotion. Her maternal aid was invoked in healing spells to benefit ordinary people.

Flowers for the day

San Antonio Botanical Garden. Texas

The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul. Alfred Austin

B&W: San Antonio Street

San Antonio, Texas

Monochrome thursday

Stepped Fountain

San Antonio, Texas.

Bird Scissors

San Antonio Museum of Art. Texas

A lovely pair of scissors. I would like to have one for my stitching materials box.

Japanese Tea Garden

Japanese Tea Garden. San Antonio, Texas.