Category Archives: Art

Today’s Workout Track

EarbudsI went into the gym today determined to get a decent workout in.  After the holiday break (Thanksgiving to New Years) I am left with 8 more pounds than I wanted.  Mix in a busy schedule of grad school finals, work, and travelling from here to there I hardly had time to make it to the climbing gym I enjoy so much.  It is a new year and it’s a perfect time for a fresh start.

For those that don’t already know I love good electronic music.  A blend of electro, hip-hop beats, cleverly utilized vocal samples are what I needed on the treadmill today.  I’d like to share this track with you so that you can have as much fun on the treadmill as I did today.  (If it were just a little warmer this evening I would have gone outside to run, but alas, it’s January.)

I downloaded this mp3 from BwompBeats.com months back and decided I needed a good 20-minute mixtape to keep me going.  You can download the track here:  MiMOSA’S FUTURE TRiLL MiX 2012 v2 (note: contains explicit content).

Seared Brussel Sprouts with Bacon

Seared Brussel Sprouts with Bacon | @Teavolve | B.LEE iMAGERY

Delicious dish at Teavolve in Baltimore, MD.  Nice green color, not overdone, just enough bacon, seared to perfection.  Once I laid eyes on these veggies I knew it was going to be good–and it was.

Sunset in Japan

Sunset in Japan | Taken at Disney’s Epcot | B.LEE iMAGERY

I took this shot when I saw the sunset and the lamp in the foreground.  The reflections from the water texturized the scene and the silhouette of the trees somehow make you believe you could really be in Japan–for the sun sets the same everywhere in the world.

Brick, Mortar, and Rust

Brick, Mortar, and Rust | Catonsville, MD | B.LEE iMAGERY

Time passes and all will fade.
Even I will wrinkle and peel like the paint you see portrayed.
I may think I can stay strong and resolute,
but my appearance will crack and falter as it’s destined to.
Even while built on solid foundations of brick and concrete,
we can’t stand forever upon our own two feet.
All we can do now is forgive, love, and trust,
because in the end, all that will be left is brick, mortar, and rust.

– Brick, Mortar, and Rust –
– B.Lee –

Whiskey Flight

Whiskey Flight at The Pub | Taken at Disney’s Epcot | B.LEE iMAGERY

We got to taste 3 kinds of single malt whiskey: not so old, kinda old, and really old.  The longer the spirit sits in the barrel, the more oaky and woodsy aromas are embellished in its flavors.  I think the oldest was 14 years in the cask and I could hardly finish this 1.5 ounce elixir.  I really love whiskey as a sipping drink, but for my taste buds at 26 years old, I will go with the 8 year old scotch and a smooth cigar while talking with friends on politics, philosophy, and the meaning of time.  Cheers to good health.

Metallic Lines

Metallic Lines | Baltimore, MD | B.LEE iMAGERY

Captured by the colors of blues from the sky and mirrors and earth tones and highlights warmed by the changing leaves I stood and admired the lines that were created as I stood before the bridge platform.  Images like these encourage me to search for more opportunities to seek more beautiful views.

The Boutique Closet

I found this on this new website i found called Houzz.  I love the pictures here of well designed spaces.  Especially this one of a contemporary closet with dark wood tones and metal accents throughout the space.  The lighting in the cabinetry really sets the tone of this space.  Check this site out!