Like many young couples, as soon as we could afford it, we went to Europe. These were the days of Arthur Frommer’s Europe On $25 A Day, Rick Steves’ Europe Through The Back Door, and Eurail Passes were the way to get around.
This beautiful sarcophagus is one of my favorite pieces of art from the ancient world. This “Sarcophagus of the Spouses” is Etruscan – the region northwest of present day Rome, roughly equivalent to Tuscany – and is from the 6th Century BC.
The churches of Rome house a considerable part of the priceless art collection that draws visitors from around the globe.
We never imagined that our trip to Bosnia and Herzegovina would be so pivotal. We wrote several posts about our journey, and to our surprise and delight, on Monday we were Freshly Pressed for our post Indomitable: The Kids of Sarajevo.
Blast from the past! To all our new friends and followers, when we returned from our Round-the-World trip we realized that many of our photos had the same recurring theme – circles.
When it comes to ceiling art, the biggest player has to be the church. Christian churches in particular use ceiling art to enhance already dramatic spaces and draw eyes upward toward the Divine.
I am one lucky girl. My Mom and Dad presented me with three fabulous sisters. As far as I’m concerned, it just doesn’t get any better than that. We all inherited various physical traits from our parents – most notable is our hair.