Friday, November 02, 2007

After shopping

This photo was taken in Old Town Marketplace - an area of old warehouse buildings that had long been vacant and run down. Many of the big old buildings have been renovated, and now have businesses in them. It's a nice old town place to wander around, in Wichita, whether shopping or simply strolling. In Old Town, there are; restuarants, pubs, gift shops, a museum, movie theater, hotels, water fountain for kids to play in, and more. On Saturday mornings, during the summer - there is an outdoor, farm and art market. I imagine many who walk in and out of the shops, end up feeling worn out like the mother and child seen here. Notice the shoe by the mothers foot, her feet must be tired. See the plaque in front of this statue? It reads: After Shopping, and is dated 1979. It goes on to state - Made possible by City of Wichita Public Art Advisory Board - Project Beauty, Inc.

10 comments:

Moi said...

i can neverr get enough of the statues in your city...totally loved the global caress one ..and this one is such a pretty one too..

Annie said...

GMTA again, Wendy.

Come on over to see what I'm talking about.

Wanda said...

Oh Annie said you had a great one, and she was right. The two of yours go together so perfectly!!

photowannabe said...

Your City has amazing statues. This one has so much feeling to it. I think I have sat that way too when my kids were small. I can almost hear her sigh.

The 4th Sister said...

Was sent by Annie....great photo.....

Mary Stebbins Taitt said...

A lovely photo of a lovely statue, very nice.

Chandlermom said...

Very sweet!

david mcmahon said...

Wonderful, Wendy. There is such a nurturing spirit in that sculpture. As someone who had a wonderful childhood and who is a big soppy Dad, I love it!

I only just found out that you are Annie's cousin!!! Small world, huh!!

Lynette said...

Cousins! Neat-o! This statue certainly touches my heart strings.

JoAnn - NL "My digital eyes" :) said...

wonderfull statue:)