In the early spring of 1945, The Red Army was quickly approaching Berlin from the East. That created 10-12 million German refugees seeking towards the West. Imagine that you have to leave your dead child in the snow beside the road and continue or get apart from each other on the way to an unknown destination? The world’s most significant rescue […]
Outside of Copenhagen, we have an excellent art museum called Ordrupgaard. It was initially a private home for an art collector and now a private art collection. The art is French Impressionism and Danish Golden Age art. The museum is undergoing reconstruction, and the art is out on travels to other museums. The French paintings are travelling abroad, and the […]
This morning I woke up with the words “Semper Fidelis”, and I had the picture in mind of the Marine who is faithfully guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington Military Cemetry. He will be there day and night in all kind of weather always faithful to his oath. Here is more on the voluntary sentinels who […]
People are waking up, hungry for truth to prevail.
It's a second American Revolution and a Great Awakening
What is the ideal childhood? You are secure in the love of your parents and you get some of your desires of your heart?
SFMOMA We love to visit museums so this on modern art was no exception. Sometimes it’s a bit tricky to find the right address. Maybe that is just us? In case you look for it the map is here, The area is Mission Street and Market Street and the surrounding buildings are so big that it’s easy to lose focus on […]
To get a grasp on how to get to know San Francisco, Henry and I got on one of these circulating tourist buses that are available in most big cities. After a while we got places and headsets to hear the information about the city. Suddenly this huge beautiful Grace Cathedral in Gothic style stood high above in the street. […]
My husband was convinced that he didn’t want to rent a car and travel from San Francisco and down the coast towards Los Angeles. He is no novice in driving in the United States but his voice told me that he meant it. I had never driven anywhere in the United States so it was out of the question that […]
Continuation of the tale of our recent trip to California We had four nights at a normal hotel near Union Square. It was a practical place to stay though I wouldn’t be able to remember anything from that hotel. We would like to see another part of the big city and found an old Victorian Hotel called “San Remo” at Mason […]
Visiting the Ronald Reagan Library at my recent tour to California we entered a room with decorated Christmas trees. At first, I thought it had to do with White House Christmas trees but it appeared that they each symbolized a decade of the U.S. history. The Christmas tree was invented around the 1840s in Germany I love history and found […]