Friday, April 23, 2010

An Afternoon at the Oklahoma City Festival of the Arts

It was cloudy with rain in the forecast, but that probably contributed to the relatively small croud -- some who had planned to go on Thursday may have decided to wait until the weekend.  We had plenty of space at the booths to look, and buy (or wish we could buy)!  A wonderful annual event in Oklahoma City!

I love glassware and stopped at several of the booths.

The artist is here with his paintings.  He has also published a book of recipes that include his work.

We fell in love with these lovely portraits of Native Americans.

Myriad Gardens are beautiful at this time of year.  Crystal Bridge is in the background.

Lots of wonderful food; we had to try the tequila bread pudding -- simply delicious!

 Didn't have room for the Strawberries Newport, but have it on good authority that it was yummy!

My purchase for the day -- this beautiful hand-blown paperweight by Oklahoma City artist Toby McGee.


Cami @ Creating Myself said...

Julia, it is sooo nice to meet you! I was floored, absolutely floored, by your sweet comment on my Coming Clean post on Karla Nathan. That's the nicest, most flattering comment anyone has ever left me....thank you!!!

Love your little Malone...he's adorable! Boy, can I relate to your feelings of loss w/ Molly. I lost my beloved Gizzy last April & still get sucker-punched in the heart by thoughts of him. But like you, I have a new love...Rudy won't (couldn't!) replace Gizzy but he sure makes me smile.

LOVED your little girl true it is, that it is our responsibility as our grown-up selves, to hug the little girl still inside.

I want to thank you again for your wonderful compliment... you make me want to be a better blogger! *said in my best Jack Nicholson voice* ;o)

Annie Joy said...

Thank you, Cami! One thing I've learned as a new blogger is that following other great blogs is essential! Your blog and your comment has inspired me to want to continue -- even on those days when it seems like I'm just writing for myself. I feel like I've truly made a new friend -- you made my day!


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