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Rabbitville

I was originally planning a traditional Easter post filled with lots of pretty and pastel colors but then I remembered taking pictures of a public art installation during the Christmas holiday when Mr. B and I stayed at the Pendry Hotel in the Gaslamp District of Downtown San Diego. The hotel was hosting “Rabbitville”, a rotating public art exhibit comprised of 15 fiberglass rabbits. The exhibit began in May 2017 to commemorate the settling of the neighborhood 150 years ago. If you wish to see Rabbitville in person, the exhibit is currently on display at San Diego’s historic U.S. Grant Hotel.

Hoppy Easter…and Rabbit, Rabbit! (*if you need to know what that means, click here)

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Happy Easter. Viva Spring. Viva Sweet Love

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Sweet spring is your time
is my time
is our time for springtime
and viva sweet love.   –E.E. Cummings

 

Several weeks ago I had a fleeting thought about hosting an Easter brunch for the family. I procrastinated and never got around to actually planning anything. Shame on me. I guess I can try for next year! Instead, the Mr. and I will be having an Easter BBQ at home for just the two of us. I also plan to spend the morning out in the backyard garden to tidy up the containers just a bit. This morning I spent quite some time outdoors taking inventory of what needs to be done. Nature’s lovely creatures were out in full force. I really enjoyed seeing all the hummingbirds, lizards, butterflies and squirrels in action. I can’t say the same for a couple of spiders I encountered. EEK!!!!! Couple all the “activity” in the garden with the sight of beautiful new blooms and I was reminded me that spring is definitely here!

Viva Spring. Viva sweet love. Happy Easter!  xoxo- V.

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Original photos by Reviving Charm

If you want to read a few Easter posts from the archives, be sure to check out these:

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL EASTER EGGS

Beth Ann Magnuson is an artist with the most interesting choice of medium to work with. She has chosen to work with eggs and painstakingly carves intricate patterns into them. The artistic quality turns a mundane object into a lovely little work of art.

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