rearing horse sculpture: What does the first snow mean to you? - 10/27/11 10:10 AM
Yesterday, an October snow storm swept through the Colorado Springs area.  Fortunately, I did not have to deal with any crises since my water pipes had been wrapped and the tender plants were in.    After having lived in College Station, Texas, where it rarely snows, I thought the snow was pretty exciting.  
Granted, I was disappointed that I had to work.  I would rather have been able to enjoy the snowy day at home with a cup of hot chocolate and a toasty fire.   I still managed to take a few photos. 

 
 
The snow and the cold weather makes me look … (17 comments)

rearing horse sculpture: American Spirit - Almost Wordless Wednesday - 04/06/11 09:53 PM

"Rearing Horse Fountain" 
On a walk last weekend, I spotted this rearing stallion in the middle of a construction site. 
In 1978, Don Green, a Colorado Springs artist, was commissioned to sculpt the rearing stallion that is currently found between Centennial Hall and the Pikes Peak Fine Arts Center in  downtown Colorado Springs.   This sculpture was the first of his many sculptures that can be found in Colorado Springs.   
In 2009, a large utility project necessitated the need to move the sculpture.  It was decided that the horse should be moved from the back side of Centennial Hall to … (16 comments)