Bettie Page: Aphrodite Rising


Not Just for Country Fans–Music City is for Everyone

Guitar player in open window, neon signs on Broadway St., Nashville, TN
Gabe Burdulis from Holy Lightening plays in front of window at Lucky Bastard on Broadway Street in Nashville, TN. (KimberlyUs)

Downtown Broadway Street is the Heart of Music City


Frist Art Museum and the Davidson County Courthouse

Pendant lights and decorative ceilings
Pendant lights and decorative ceilings are always found in the lobbies of WPA moderne buildings. Nashville P.O. and Davidson Country CH (KimberlyUs)

What is the Architectural Style Called WPA Moderne?


In 1920, Tennessee Gave American Women the Vote

Banner from Suffrage Movement of the 1910s. Yellow is the color of the American suffragettes and Purple references the English movement. (KimberlyUs)


Neon Class at the Museum of Neon Art, Los Angeles

Bending neon tubes in the lab at the Museum of Neon Art. (KimberlyUs)
Bending neon tubes in the lab at the Museum of Neon Art. (KimberlyUs)

Neon Signs for Mid Century Fans


Focus on the Feeling and Forget Your Stories

open hand
Letting Go Requires Surrendering to Your Feelings. (Unsplash)

Letting Go: The Pathway of Surrender


Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah is Home to the Hoodoos

Bryce Canyon National Park is home to the hoodoos. (SteveUs)


Hiking and Geology in Zion National Park, Utah

Zion National Park view from the Narrows trail. (SteveUs)


Neon, Burlesque, Tikis and a Dam Good Time

Las Vegas Neon Museum signs including Tim Burton’s sea inspired artwork and his Lost Vegas piece. (KimberlyUs)

The Neon Museum


Santa Monica and the Queen of Muscle Beach

Pudgy Stockton lifting a barbell at Muscle Beach
Pudgy Stockton shows the beauty of a strong and fit woman. (GirlGoneStrong)

Kimberly Us

Kimberly is a writer, teacher, speaker. She writes about mythology, nature, and bold women who drove social change in midcentury America https://kimberlyus.com/

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