Today, I took a break from our new series..."Reflections on a Way of Life" (yep, we have undergone a name change...the show isn't until April so we have a little more time to get the name that really captures the show)...and went to what William Wray might call "Dirty Beauty." I went into my motel photo reference and came up with this long overlooked motel. I still find them fun to paint, so will do some more. They remind me of road trips when I was a child...gas was relatively cheap, the roads less crowded and our expectations for a vacation less. It was fun.