365. My Own Theme 48 ~Pathway~

I’m imagining this pathway leads to the beginning of a fabulous, creative photo journey through 2010.

Congratulations to everyone who began the Challenge and to those who completed the Challenge.  It was a  laborious undertaking and just beginning it was a significant accomplishment.

I’ve learned so much this past year and want to thank everyone for their wonderful comments.  I couldn’t wait to see everyone’s awesome postings each day even though I wasn’t able to comment on them toward the end.  It was evident how far everyone came in their photography.  I’ve ‘met’ so many kind and generous people and think how fortunate I was to have been able to interact with all of you.

I’m looking forward to our new, less stressful  challenge.

Wishing everyone a Healthy, Happy and Prosperous New Year and a wonderful walk through 2010!

9. Theme 126 ~Mural~

This amazing mural is on a wall in a Post Office. It was painted in 1937 by artist Thomas Donnelly under a program started by President Roosevelt during the Great Depression called the Works Progress Administration.  More info on the WPA Artist’s Project is  HERE if you’re interested or HERE to see if there are any WPA projects in your area. I noticed this mural on several occasions and when I asked the Postmaster if I could photograph it, he explained a bit about it.  It’s actually oil on canvas that’s affixed to the wall.  It’s obviously of the George Washington Bridge and a very different looking New York skyline.  If you noticed there’s no lower level, well that’s because the lower level wasn’t built and opened until 1962. (It is wittily named Martha!)WPA Mural

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