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Friday, September 18, 2020

Happy 73rd Birthday to the US Air force and Artist

 



The US Air Force turns 73 years old today.  Pretty cool.  

https://www.airforcetimes.com/video/2020/09/18/happy-birthday-to-the-air-force-celebrating-73-years/

Gene is 6 years older and I believe he may have had something to do with the birth of the Air Force.  He said he always imagined flying when he was little.  Byrd and Street have a song, My Airplane in the Backyard in the Sky.  They always play it for Gene when we are in the audience.  It tells his story pretty well.

https://youtu.be/SejKfcwET18

 

 

And on the visual arts end today:

I've been following Mark Edward Adams, sculptor, for a couple of years.  He has an amazing story and bear sculpture.  Have a look:

 https://www.markedwardadams.com/nl/?nid=175484&type=html

His website is markedwardadams.com

Congratulations to Mark.

 

 

6 comments:

Joan Tavolott said...

Loved the song...how great that they play it for Gene. Loved the "Walking Bear" too. You find such interesting people to follow.

Jo Castillo said...

Joan, thank you so much. You are definitely among my interesting people to follow. Hugs.

Bag Blog said...

I'm sure Gene had something to do with the beginning of the Air Force - a place to take you far and wide.

Jo Castillo said...

Bag Blog, I will tell Gene what he is responsible for. :-) Thanks.

Joanna said...

Love the story about the bear sculpture!

Jo Castillo said...

Joanna, thanks. Mark Edward Adams is amazing. I love his horses.

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I Grew up in a small town , Magdalena, New Mexico. I enjoy art and the pleasure other people get from my work. I always donate some of my sales and art to charities, especially for children. That started in Bolivia with Para los Niños. (Link on sidebar) "I cannot pretend to feel impartial about colors. I rejoice with the brilliant ones and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns." -- Winston Churchill

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