Current events have made Sonya Sotomayor’s presence in my collection even more meaningful to me. Ms. Manner, a chemistry teacher at Bryan Adams High School, recently passes away. At a vigil students came forward over and over and said that she believed in them no matter what their background. You could tell that this was a unique presence in [...]
Last November, I took a river cruise down the Danube beginning in Nuremburg, Germany and ending in Vienna, Austria. The baroque architecture of Bavaria is awe inspiring! One of the stops that left a huge impression on me was Melk Abbey in Austria.
Upon arriving at the abbey, one passes through a domed archway with [...]
Look up. When I was in New York a stranger once came up to me and asked where I was from. I was offended and asked why he thought I was from somewhere else….I was looking up. No New Yorker looks up. I have since found that that was just a bad pick up line, [...]