Strolling by the Docas

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Lisbon, Portugal

What is your excuse for not exercising? I know, it is painful, exhausting but think about the reward. You will always look good, better then a cheeseburger, cute and slimmer then Slim Jim Guy. I strolling by the Docas, Lisbon when I saw this gentleman going by. I thought it was a lot peddling on a hand bicycle but once I saw his leg muscles, it was on. No, I say hello to the gym sometimes but not as often as I would like to.

Inch A Little Closer

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I was going from room to room because that’s what one does at a art show, trying to absorb as many pieces and snap as many pictures as I could, when I came across this interesting and somewhat deliciously “wacky” exhibit, which in all honestly would not make my living room wall, unless, perhaps, if offered a few Benjamin’s of big numbers and colored kind.

I found myself in the midst of a “gang” hovering around, trying to position themselves to better view this particular piece because everyone just wanted to see it. I did not get the frenzy for a second as I was still exploring.

I was still trying to situate myself when I saw what appeared to be a gigantic charming sterling silver medicine cabinet, big enough to make any wall scream, mounted on the wall surrounded by two security guards.

At the onset, I questioned the basis for the guards’ presence, Picasso it wasn’t but it became clear to me as I inched closer.

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Wow, was the word of the moment. I couldn’t believe my eyes. I was still in absorbing it all. The piece was beautiful, intriguing, stunning behind words, fascinating, a conversation piece to say the least. I was stupefied but then again, I should not have, that was Art Basel after all where expect the unexpected is the norm.

Once I was done being dumbstruck, too many pills to count and the reason for the guards, I then moved to “I wonder how long it took the artist to put it all together” and to “what was the artist on?” What a question!

The pills did not appear to be glued. They seemed to have been painstakingly placed, carefully allocated, colors and all within an inch of each other, I am hoping once the cabinet was up.

There you have it. One beautiful idea. So, before you send that expire tablet packing off your medicine cabinet, think of what you can do with it, artistically there is. Just make sure it is locked and tucked away from prying eyes. That’s Art!

Morning Glory

 

20140428_094731Truth be told, it is not everyday I am jogging around my quiet neighborhood and spot two people fighting. Really it is not but truth also be told, it is no longer a cliché to come across two people fighting at any given day while walking down any street. It isn’t. It is the nature of the beast, it is the new reality, it is the new normal, what society has come to. So, it came as surprising to me when I came across these two gentlemen, not fighting but “fighting” as in boxing, exercising this morning. It does not matter where and how you do it but working out is the key, it does a body good. One businessman walking, a professional fighter by night, a trainer by day. A day in a life of a trainer and his student. Happy Monday!
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