As promised, here are some photos of some of the concrete water fountain features I have in mind.
Archives for November 2015
If you want to expand your mental horizons by being made to feel really small, there’s no better place to do it than on the 1,100km Nullarbor Plain, on a roadtrip between Perth and Adelaide.
The idea of stories and sharing experiences is so simple and universal, yet it is a lost art across generations.
When I saw the picture of the Golden Rock Pagoda, I was struck by the danger of choosing such a dangerous site as a place for a pagoda. The presence of a reliquary spire of a hair of Buddha embedded in the rock prevents the rock from toppling down the side of the mountain.
When I stop and pick even a few berries, often there is an anxiety accompanying this act. I frequently look around and wonder about being perceived as stealing, never mind that the bulk of the berries end up dropping to the ground and are either eaten by animals or return to the soil untouched.
Migration has taken place for centuries, with people from all over the globe choosing to leave their home country in search of a better life in a faraway land. Although the media often portrays only the negative aspects of migration, it actually offers far more benefits than many people realize.
Twenty-five year old recreational mathematician Angela Moore was one of 22 candidates selected as a winner of the Milli Award for her innovative refutation of “the million dollar question”, Beal’s Conjecture, and for her social development comic book series, Truth, 30% Off.
This must be what Pope Francis meant when he said don’t be overwhelmed by the sheer number of refugees… the oppressed poor, but to look into their faces: people wanting only a better future for their children. Planting seeds of hope, not hate.
Rodriguez is a people-watcher who usually finds interest in everyone’s unique blend and character. His work integrates fundamentals of life expressions. His goal is to reconstruct moments through a mix of figurative and mosaic-like paintings. Rodriguez drives towards themes of race and ethnicity, with a constant purpose of mirroring the element that, in our diversity, we are all similar.
Bucharest was our first stop on a delightful week-long Ama Waterways river cruise that sailed upriver along the Danube and through Eastern Europe.