UMI & HARDY STREET ROUNDABOUT & COMMEMORATIVE PLAQUE WITH SUGAR INDUSTRY HISTORY
One of the more enjoyable activities for a city planner is assisting with place making. I participated in this project for the County of Kauai as part of my assignments with SSFM International, the Hawaii-based engineering and planning firm I have worked for since 2009.
SCULPTURES DEPICTING CHARACTERS IN CHILDREN’S BOOKS
In September 2021, Ray and I took a short trip to Springfield, Mass. We were headed for the Basketball Hall of Fame in that city and then on to the Volleyball Hall of Fame in nearby Holyoke, two sports we both enjoy and both were started at YMCAs in their respective towns. Along the way, we discovered signs for a complex of museums in Springfield and decided to go exploring. Well, were we ever surprised!
LIVING MEMORIAL SCULPTURE GARDEN IN WEED, CALIFORNIA
My husband Ray and I have seen many memorials to war, but this one which we visited in May 2022 stands out as the most unique and interesting. It captures the various human aspects of war, each with a wire-like sculpture to demonstrate some aspect.