Category Archives: Shopping

Weekly Photo Challenge: Color

Here’s how it works: 1. Each week, we’ll provide a theme for creative inspiration. You take photographs based on your interpretation of the theme, and post them on your blog anytime before the following Friday when the next photo theme … Continue reading

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Silk Museum

Suzhou’s Silk Museum is free and offers visitors a chance to see the history of silk and how silk was made long ago. It just takes about an hour to go through the exhibits, which offer lots of English explanations. … Continue reading

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Pearl Market

The Pearl Market should be on the list of all stops during a visit to Beijing. I think it’s more fun than the Silk Market that’s gotten too aggressive and congested. Of course, you’ll find pearls and jade, but you … Continue reading

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Glimpses of Jinan

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Santa Fe, NM

I keep liking WordPress more and more. Here’s my first attempt with their slideshow feature. The images are of my day wandering around Santa Fe yesterday. One thing about Santa Fe is they have very strict building codes. New building … Continue reading

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Canyon Road, Santa Fe

Funky, yet traditional Canyon Road is home to dozens of art galleries and shops with lots of Native American jewelry, cowboy clothes and ceramics. There’s so much that’s beautiful, but everything I saw was pricy. I’ve gotten accustomed to buying … Continue reading

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