Temple of the Mind?

We’d been on a short trip to catch some European magic. We started off in Paris. In order for us to experience a proper European winter, the 1st day in Paris started off with a brisk walk to the Louvre at 8 in the morning when the temperature was still 24F. As we stood there, … Continue reading “Temple of the Mind?”

Existential Angst or Gelato?

Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it. “Michelangelo Quotes on BrainyQuote” As we walked past the thousands of statues displayed in the Roman corridors and roadsides, it is astounding and humbling to see the thousands of hours of creative labor that survives. … Continue reading “Existential Angst or Gelato?”

The Roman Holiday

“Can you believe we are going to roam around in Rome?” said the excited son. He was very proud of his homophone. “Isn’t it funny? Roaming around in Rome?” “Yes! You bobble head! I said it was funny the first time you said it.” said the teenaged daughter pulling an I-can’t believe-this little fellow face. … Continue reading “The Roman Holiday”