The test of an adventure is that when you are in the middle of it, you say to yourself, "Oh, now I've got myself into an awful mess; I wish I were sitting quietly at home." And the sign that something is wrong with you is when you sit quietly at home wishing you were out having lots of adventure. -Thornton Wilder

The nice thing about being confused is you get a chance to notice things a lot better than if you knew where you were going.

Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Monday Mural


Lucas, Kansas

This has to be one of the most colorful murals I have come across in my travels.  It is a shame the sunlight was not on the wall but it is still striking nonetheless.


Again, notice how the outline of Kansas makes its way into the mural.


Here you can see how Post Rock is quarried. (below the train and 3 people)
Then used as fence posts to the right of the quarry.


And so you can read the sign better.


For more Monday Murals go to Oakland Daily Photo.



11 comments:

  1. Hi John...Absolutely stunning!!
    I can't even fathom the creativity,detail,and labor that went into this masterpiece!!
    I find it hard to believe, it is amazing!
    Thanks for sharing this!!
    Grace

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  2. I echo everything grammie g said. Totally fascinating. MB

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  3. It is nearly unbelievable that they used nature stone for fences but it was at hand and the skill was imported from europe so why not.Great and colorful mural. I like it.

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  4. This is beautiful, so colourful and so huge, amazing.

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  5. very, very colorful but extremely well done, too! and yay for czechs! (i'm half...)

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  6. Fantastic! I can't wait for our south-bound drive in November to see some of the murals you have posted!

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  7. Very nice, I thought the windows were real at first.

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  8. Wow that is amazing, so detailed.

    We have seen the post rocks while traveling through Kansas too.

    Felicia

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  9. That's an incredible piece! Wonderful.

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  10. Gorgeous mural, the colors are unbelievable. It would be fun to explore the Czechoslavakian history in that area.

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  11. I think the colours are richer for not having the sun directly on this amazing mural.

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