For those of you who don’t know what mid-century modern is, it refers to modern design in the middle of the twentieth century (1940s to 1970s) with the essence of the design fabricated in 1950s. This design spread throughout the world, including Hawaii.
Mid-Century modern design’s focus, minimalism, took the world by surprise with a less-is-more attitude. Designers world wide were coming up with repetitive patterns and script text combination for building facades. Here’s a mid-century modern building facade erected in the 1950s in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Sinner…now there’s one powerful word, a connotation carnival, an appellation of guilt with King Lear ramifications. This words wrapped in a heart become an oxymoron of faith.
Salvation Mountain, in Niland, California, is the wasteland’s capitol, deep in trailer park territory winning over the lost and the curious.
Don’t skip this place, a Salton Sea area destination.
Is Baghdad making a comeback?
The banks of the Tigris River wind through a new spirited landscape where residents now enjoy new restaurants and a little drink every now and then.
The last time I ran this image of Baghdad was in 2006, nearly nine years ago. It’s hard to believe how much time can pass by, time filled with car-bombs, suicide vests and other signs of war, war that shook the world, bringing forth the ugly ISIS aftermath.
Take a time-machine back to when Baghdad was a city of intrigue and wonder–Arabian Nights and antiquities, stories of one thousand and one nights that brightened the Tigris with the dawn of the Golden Age of Islam. Enhanced literary text– repetitive designation and self-fulfilling prophecy–plumed out of a bottle, turning literature into anticipation.
There’s sure to come a time when the ancient land upon which Baghdad sits becomes a revered travel destination.
The kind of creepy symbol for a pharmacy–the Bowl of Hygieia–along with the Arabic text makes for an interesting juxtaposition of text and image.
The image is actually a snake drinking from a bowl. Hygieia was the medicine god’s daughter. Bless her heart for the cure.
Restaurante Forte do Porto FRUTOS DO MAR CARNES PEIXE AVESEMASSAS
How’s your Portuguese? What’s the name of the restaurant and what do they serve?