Summer’s not over … yet

Christopher RobinBlount, Our Town Arts

Can you guess what was my first attraction to this site? An idyllic lakeside place to paint plein air, the morning was cool and the water calm, but what was …

If those walls could talk

Christopher RobinOur Town Arts

It’s not hard to imagine the busy workings of farm life on the many acres of this abandoned Seymour farmstead. Newer developments may think updated is grander, but I disagree. …

Art as keeper of memory

Christopher RobinOur Town Arts

Fancying myself as a nature and travel photographer, I never get enough of either. When traveling, I usually have my camera at hand looking for interesting subjects to document our …

Good morning, glory

Christopher RobinOur Town Arts, South Knox

Purple morning glory vines its way up to the tallest sunflower in the field at the TWRA Forks of the River Wildlife Management Area. Does it climb so high to …

Nebraska highway, in the sunshine

Christopher RobinOur Town Arts

Traveling the expanse of western Nebraska, we stopped to photograph some dilapidated buildings. These mailboxes across the highway caught my attention. Neighbors are often far apart and the ranch house …

I’ll just have a salad

Christopher RobinOur Town Arts

Photography is an excuse for me to be outside. Not every photographic excursion produces art; often not even a decent image to keep. Outings always produce a relaxing time and …

Crazy from the heat

Christopher RobinDowntown, Our Town Arts

It’s been a few hot days of summer of late. Heat advisories, weather warnings with suggestions to keep kids and pets off hot pavement and well hydrated are touted across …