My painting gang head to the beach this morming to watch the last launch of the Endeavor. I've lived in Brevard County, Florida for 30 years and the space program has never been old hat with the locals. No matter where you are the world stops as the countdown approaches T minus 10 seconds. We stop our cars and hold our breath.
Here's what a tiny part of the beach looked like from Mary's seventh story condo balcony:
I know this is not much of an art post....but scientific exploration is an art and it is one I hope this country doesn't give up on. It was very difficult to settle into painting after witnessing history. Sigh.