The Next Holiday

It’s almost the end of January. February can be challenging, but positive thoughts forecast pleasant holidays to come.

Valentines Easter

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2014 Holiday Sparkle Wrap Up

Holiday Sparkle Cover 2014
The 2014 holiday season produced two additions to the Holiday Sparkle songlist. A little dark, a little gritty, but with sparks of color here and there.
These will join the set posted on the Holiday Sparkle page. (See Music tab in the header above.)

All songs written, performed* & produced by Albert Brian Vick. Copyright 2014. All rights reserved.

* Percussion sourced from Apple Loops – GarageBand. GarageBand is a trademark of Apple, Inc.

Oh Star So Bright

Neighborhood Christmas

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Eyes to the Sky

Reindeer 2014

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Blessing of the Animals

It’s been noted in some versions of the Genesis story that Dog was created as a companion for humans, to provide love, and Cat was created to foster humility in humans. Like stepping in doggie poop doesn’t foster humility? Anyhow, in that case smaller dogs foster a reduction in humbling episodes – with no reduction in love. Yey!

Binky (left) and Pancho

Binky (left) and Pancho

Lovely boys, albeit a little prickly at times.

Lovely boys, albeit a little prickly at times.

Pancho n Binky 3

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Golly Gee Geminid

In honor of the Geminid meteor showers expected December 13, 2014 in the Northern Hemisphere sky.

Geminid 1 121314

Geminid 1 121314

Geminid 2 121314

Geminid 2 121314

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Autumn Dream

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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like…

Bike sculpture by John Meola.

Bike sculpture by John Meola.

… bicycles. The Dominion GardenFest of Lights at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden this year follows a bicycle theme, for two primary reasons. The Garden property originated in 1895 as a “Wheel Club” for a select group of Richmond cycling enthusiasts. In 2015 the Garden will observe that 120 year anniversary. Also, in 2015 the City of Richmond will host the UCI World Road Cycling Championship.

Bike sculpture by John Meola.

Bike sculpture by John Meola.

Location: Conservatory West Wing

Location: Conservatory West Wing

Detail of holiday tree located in the Conservatory.

Detail of holiday tree located in the Conservatory.

November 24, 2015

November 24, 2015

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