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Little Buddah

Little Buddah

At the Indianapolis Art Center, the halls are filled with student work and visiting exhibits. This ceramic sculpture was stunning because even up close it looked like jade.
Havadalah

Havadalah

At the end of the Sabbath or the end of a holiday, there is a short ceremony called Havdalah. It is a final goodbye to the day of rest and a separation between the Sabbath and the rest of the week. It is lovely service which includes the burning a braided candle....
Coffee for a Queen

Coffee for a Queen

Looking at the rows and rows of great china and silver owned by the Hapsburgs it is hard not to be overwhelmed. While the pieces were stunning, some of my favorites were these simple coffee cups.  
Always a Battle

Always a Battle

One of the things you start to notice as you go from monument to monument is the style and the messaging.  One of the things I noticed in Hungary, is there are lots of battle scenes like this one. Where someone is clearly getting pummeled.  Surprisingly, for all their...
The Roar of the Lion

The Roar of the Lion

On bridges, and at the entrance to many official buildings in Budapest there are statues of lions. These fierce creatures represent the strength of the Hungarian people. One of my favorite lions is this one. It sits next to the parliament and roars a welcome facing...