The Original McDonald’s Museum Flaunts Pertinent Authenticity

McDonald's Hamburgers fast-food chain will be turning 69 on December 12, 2017. What does this Americana approach to eating on the go say about our history and relationship to food and seizing "the dream"? I reflect on a visit back in 2016 to the 'Historic Site of the Original McDonald's' museum...as it garishly represents itself -and rightfully has the liberty to say-so. The disturbance of trying to keep the integrity of innovation family orientated submerged.

Grandma Prisbrey & The Delicate Uncovering of a Bottle Village

The proverbial context of "one man's trash is another man's treasure" is laced with so many indirect depictions of truth that almost all humans can relate and find identification. There are a few artists who illustrate this direct translation and run with the concept in the most unlikely of places. Case in point, Tressa “Grandma” Prisbrey's delicately constructed Bottle Village in Simi Valley, CA, where she began her passion project during the geriatrics stages of life beginning in 1956.