Friday, April 04, 2008

Theme: Glass

The theme this week is glass...but mine should be glass and trees. The fake tree at the Turtle Bay Museum (here in Redding, CA) is placed on a glass floor to demonstrate how tree roots grow. (Glass panels in the background have sheets of water running down).

The second group of pictures are of a building in Mount Shasta with a glass roof built around a tree. Fascinating to me, but I do not know the story behind it.

Thought of the day: " Beauty is in the eye of the beer holder!"

20 comments:

lynn said...

Cool how they show the growth of the roots like that.

bingskee said...

love the first and second pics. amazing!

Random Ramblings said...

That is one clever idea! We normally don't care what happens under the soil. So that is how those roots look like. Thanks for sharing..

Karen said...

I love the one showing the tree roots. What an amazing exhibit.

Wirelessbliss said...

that's amazing!

check out mine here and tell me what you think :)

Rebecca said...

That glass floor is great!

Carin said...

What a good idea is that glass floor to be able to see the roots of the trees.

Hope you are fine. Have a great weekend!

Teena said...

That's really cool!

Thanks for stopping by mine :)

carlota said...

very nice. love it!

Photo Hunt - Glass

Huey said...

Both are creative ideas! I love the first one best.

debbiemomof2 said...

What a wonderful display at that museum! Love it.

And that glass roof is cool.

Sarge Charlie said...

excellent entry

RoseAnn said...

This is really nest, I'd love to see it, great pictures.

sam said...

hi thanks for visiting our Port elizabeth Daily Photo blog, and the suggestion re Photo Hunters. As we have been involved in 2 other fun groups (Skywatch Friday and ABC Wednesday) but found the reciprocal visiting a bit demanding as the groups grew, we probably won't commit to another right now. But I must say the creativity that I see and the interesting themes are cool. I had to laugh at your comment on "High" about the cigarette LOL. That is a stunning bridge. And I also LOVED the glass tree and roof, and the willow houses. nice to meet you!

Mar said...

Very beautiful for the theme. Happy PH and happy weekend!

gaj38 said...

cool pic great for this weeks theme,
thanx for visiting mine.

Anna said...

What a beautiful photos, perfect theme for this week. Thanks for sharing...
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leslie said...

Fascinating, Claudia! I've never seen anything like that before. I didn't have time to do photo hunt this weekend, but may try to participate next week. Let's play on with scrabulous, though! :D

Pastormac's Ann said...

Oh how fun! Love the tree on the glass floor. My kids would love seeing that! Great choice for The Hunt. Thanks for stopping by for a visit.

Powell River Books said...

Thanks for visiting my glassy lake picture. I love the tree roots in glass. Amazing! - Margy