Friday, March 8, 2013
Saturday, March 2, 2013
One recent sunny day in Florida,
four friends ventured into the interior
in search of the famous
Accompanied by GPS they found it.
Sculptor, painter, author,
builder of castles, maker of dreams,
Howard Solomon is king and resident host
at Solomon’s Castle
Waiting for a tour of Solomon’s
art museum and castle.
Although the castle exhibits imaginative sculptures and mixed-media objects,
Solomon’s Castle proved an excellent place to meet friendly creatures.
Jerry, the museum guide, revealed that Howard Solomon covered his castle
with used printing plates obtained from a local newspaper press.
Way to recycle, Howard!
The Art Museum:
Some of Howard’s sculptures ...
a 50 barrel elephant
clothes hanger unicorns
----- Beyond the castle -----
View from the Castle Wall toward the Boat in the Moat Restaurant.
Howard’s drought-striken, land-locked ark
houses a home cooking
operated by members of the Solomon family.
Transforming the familiar into the special,
built his back door,
the land of Oz.
Howard and his wife live above the museum.
Overnight bookings in the Castle’s
Blue Moon Room
for incurable romantics.
someone is always posing
at a castle
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