Author Archives: Suzassippi

Broad shoulder blue boy

After I finished the loop around Lake Patsy on my walk in the rain Sunday, I was feeling invigorated enough to keep going. I had decided to finish photographing sculptures in the park and on a cool and overcast day, … Continue reading

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Monday morning update

Breaking news…from yesterday. We watched the University of Mississippi’s baseball team win the College World Series last night. Wow, what a game that was! All you could see in the stands were a flood of red, blue, baby blue, and … Continue reading

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Do you want ketchup with that burger?

And lo and behold, I found Portobello caps in Kroger this week! I picked up some fresh corn still in the husks, which is how we like them cooked. I had saved a recipe for black bean burgers I found … Continue reading

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“Narrow Passage”: Carl Billingsley

Being a lover of arches of all kinds, I was drawn to this sculpture the first evening I walked in Lamar Park. The oiled steel sculpture was done by Carl Billingsley of Greensboro, NC. The former professor from East Carolina … Continue reading

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A change of pace and a change of view

Yesterday as I went to walk, I opted again for Lamar Park. It was a little earlier than I had been walking, so still a good deal of sun on the trail. I decided to take the path I had … Continue reading

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Dancing with an albatross

In another of the unmarked sculptures at Lamar Park, I have been unable to locate the artist and the title. Ya’ll know what that means. I will be talking about standpoints again. Somewhere along the way in my MSW education, … Continue reading

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Turn left at the arrow

That’s my line, not the name of the sculpture. The plaque is missing from this sculpture in Lamar Park, and thus far, I have not located the title nor the artist. So, I am making up my own interpretation and … Continue reading

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Magic Mushrooms: Stuffed Baby Bellas

I know, that is not a picture of magic mushrooms..unless you have been eating them and then it might be. It is another of the sculptures in Lamar Park, where I did NOT walk yesterday, which is a story unto … Continue reading

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Listen: What do you hear?

I walked in Lamar Park again yesterday. As mentioned in It’s a Walk in the Park, the Yokna Sculpture Trail has installed a series of outdoor sculptures in Lamar Park in addition to the other participating spaces. The star of … Continue reading

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It’s a walk in the park

One thing that is a drawback to living where I do is there is nowhere to walk unless you get in a vehicle and drive there. So be it: it was time to get serious about regular walking again. The … Continue reading

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