I'm not oil painting now and the practical jobs of the everyday life bleed right into weekends and nights. I feel almost mechanical at times. Yes, I multitask and wear a lot of hats very well, but there is also a soul in there that knows it's summer and a wild beast in my rib cage that wants to prowl out into the air, the heat, the water, the light. With that in mind, each day I make myself take time to photograph at least 4 photos of how I feel prowling the outdoors during my "escape" time.
The last week of June is devoted to Paranormal Russia! I might be biased, as I'm 9% Russian by DNA, but hey this land of wonder and mystery is perhaps the seat of all weirdness in our entire world. I'll share why starting this Sunday, the 24th!
Back in 1969, Turkey opened up an ancient underground city to curious tourists. Derinkuyu was built to house up to 20,000 to 100,000 people with livestock and supplies in an enormous complex that boggles the mind.
Wikipedia: The Lost Ship of the Desert is the subject of legends about ancient ships found in California's Colorado Desert. Since after the U.S. Civil War, stories have been told about buried ships hidden in the desert lands north of the Gulf of California.