A Museum State of Mind

I can remember the first exhibition that made me fall in love with museums. I was a junior in college studying art history and I had an assignment to do an exhibition review on a Kerry James Marshall exhibition ( One True Thing: Meditations on Black Aesthetics ) at the Birmingham Museum of Art. The show seemed to go on forever, each piece more interesting than the last, on all white walls and in several different galleries. It was amazing and I went back to learn more and see the show as... Read More
Posted by Dixon Blogger at Thursday, June 23, 2011

A Museum State of Mind

I can remember the first exhibition that made me fall in love with museums. I was a junior in college studying art history and I had an assignment to do an exhibition review on a Kerry James Marshall exhibition ( One True Thing: Meditations on Black Aesthetics ) at the Birmingham Museum of Art. The show seemed to go on forever, each piece more interesting than the last, on all white walls and in several different galleries. It was amazing and I went back to learn more and see the show as... Read More
Posted by Dixon Blogger at Thursday, June 23, 2011

To top it all off....

Lemon zest or a small bunch of basil on the top of a delicious dish That perfect piece of jewelry to compliment that fantastic ensemble The dash of lime or the sprig of mint to enhance the taste of a cool beverage The ornate napkin holder to spruce up a table setting Finishing touches can add that special something, a unique addition and an unexpected surprise to the most ordinary of events and normal occurrences. The finishing touches can make a huge difference in the way... Read More
Posted by Dixon Blogger at Friday, June 17, 2011

To top it all off....

Lemon zest or a small bunch of basil on the top of a delicious dish That perfect piece of jewelry to compliment that fantastic ensemble The dash of lime or the sprig of mint to enhance the taste of a cool beverage The ornate napkin holder to spruce up a table setting Finishing touches can add that special something, a unique addition and an unexpected surprise to the most ordinary of events and normal occurrences. The finishing touches can make a huge difference in the way... Read More
Posted by Dixon Blogger at Friday, June 17, 2011

Preparation is key!

My parents used to have a huge gathering for Independence Day every year. Immediate and extended family, plus close friends would come over for food, volleyball (water guns, slip n slide and bike riding for me, my sisters and cousins) and fireworks. Each year my sisters and I would dread the preparation for the cookout (on steroids) that we called Fourth of July. My dad would cook and we would clean EVERYTHING. We would help our mom with her red, white and blue decorations.... Read More
Posted by Dixon Blogger at Friday, June 10, 2011

Preparation is key!

My parents used to have a huge gathering for Independence Day every year. Immediate and extended family, plus close friends would come over for food, volleyball (water guns, slip n slide and bike riding for me, my sisters and cousins) and fireworks. Each year my sisters and I would dread the preparation for the cookout (on steroids) that we called Fourth of July. My dad would cook and we would clean EVERYTHING. We would help our mom with her red, white and blue decorations.... Read More
Posted by Dixon Blogger at Friday, June 10, 2011

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