Ajiri Tea is a wonderful company that aims to help create employment and educational opportunities in Western Kenya. They offer several different types of tea, which range in price from $9 – $17 and is available on their website Ajiri Tea. Each label is made by hand and is a great little work of art.
If you are visiting New Orleans, I recommend trying SoBou, which is located in the French Quarter and has a great atmosphere. They have an interesting take on Southern food and encourage family style sharing, with their tapas style menu.
I recently went to the work of Mississippi ceramic sculptor, Rod Moorhead. His work is on exhibit at the Ohr-O’keefe Museum in Biloxi, Mississippi. In this exhibit, he uniquely combines mythology and modern-day elements.
The Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi features the amazing artwork of Walter Inglis Anderson. He spent much of his time on the barrier islands of the coast of Mississippi. Much of his work was inspired by the nature that surrounded him.
This entire room was hand-painted and depicts the seven climates of the coast.
I love his playful mix of patterns and beautiful colors.
Walter Anderson is well-known for his watercolors and block prints.
I had the recent pleasure of exploring the Ohr-O’keefe Museum in my hometown of Biloxi, which was designed by the world renowned Architect Frank Gehry. Having a museum of this stature, so close, is awesome for an architecture addict like … Continue reading →