The last Saturday in April is the annual street fair during the week long Lewisburg Arts Festival. This year, unlike the past few, the weather was perfect, 72F and sunny. Italian Ice and a large pepperoni pie were the favorite fare for the Tweeds and our tagalong, Red Shoemaker. Metal artist, Roland Paronish, makes kitschy little people out of old railroad spikes. I've seen several craftsmen who make little dudes out of nails, paper clips, etc. The little sculptures pay the bills, but he also had some unique and impressive pieces. My favorite was a sailing schooner (you can see it in the bottom right of the picture) and his showcase piece was a lifesize metal Yoda. (Which you can own for about $3K.) You can see the railroad spike people on his website, Roland Metal Art . Jon Tritt had tons of animal and nature paintings. Some were quite good. These aren't my style, but he has talent. Some of my veterinarian web design clients may be interested in seeing his
SunFyre is written by a guy in a wheelchair, thus "...words from a seated position." However, this journal isn't about being disabled. I'm a husband, father of twins, entrepreneur, author and occasional political pundit.