Thursday, November 06, 2008

THE UNEXPECTED COMFORT OF TACKY ORNAMENTS



Dad's House May 2008

15 Comments:

Blogger jkirlin said...

You are SOOO right. Now I feel less guilty about this Chirstmas snowglobe thing I got last year. ;)

12:59 AM  
Blogger Reya Mellicker said...

What is familiar resonates, doesn't it? This is its own little world, protected from dust or bugs or whatever. I bet it's quiet and peaceful in there.

Love to you,

1:00 AM  
Blogger ArtSparker said...

"Or do the boughs/Hang always heavy in that perfect sky"

- Wallace Stevens

Kitsch convinces us we won't have to die, and this little world in particular seem to be one of stopped time.

2:41 AM  
Blogger raindog said...

there's always something glorious in these white scenes you create even if its a tacky ornament.

good one. as usual.

8:23 AM  
Blogger raindog said...

oh, and thanks for the congratulations! its needed, isnt it? :)

8:24 AM  
Blogger lettuce said...

theres no place like home
theres no place like home



oh for some ruby slippers

6:19 PM  
Blogger alice said...

In my dictionnary, "tacky" sounds very strong...This bowl is so hideous? ;-). And what do you think about the curtains?

7:20 AM  
Anonymous margie said...

just found your blog, came over from bubblegum snapshots. love your pics and your stories.

1:13 AM  
Blogger Technodoll said...

LOL! Are you sure my gramma doesn't live in your house? *grin*

10:22 AM  
Blogger Faye Pekas said...

Well... possibly a little comfort.. its not as bad as plastic flowers and velvet Elvis paintings.

11:31 AM  
Blogger WAT said...

The title of this post/photo made me chuckle.

:)

12:07 PM  
Blogger Lynne said...

I find your photo comforting pod. The whiteness of it all, the reflection of the lace curtain in the surface of the table ...

12:56 AM  
Blogger get zapped said...

Very pleasant and uplifting.

3:52 AM  
Blogger chrome3d said...

After a week I still can´t find the comfort for myself but I´m glad that you did.

3:54 AM  
Blogger Francis Bell said...

WOW-Cool post!!! I really enjoyed the pictures-thanks for brightening my day! Francis http://www.geothermalquestions.net

5:53 AM  

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