From cuckoo clocks to Christmas ornaments, wood carvings are a popular aspect of the southern German culture.    Here are three different images of wood carvings in a shop in Frankfurt, Germany.  What do you think?  Do you have a favorite below? Photo #1 Wood Carvings.  Looking like extras on the set of Amadeus, these figures […]

The Milan Cathedral, or Duomo di Milano, is the fifth largest cathedral in the world and the largest in Italy.  American author, Mark Twain, visited the Milan Cathedral in the summer of 1867 and described it as “So grand, so solemn, so vast! And yet so delicate, so airy, so graceful! A very world of […]

Our Elf on the Shelf, Timmy, was found in a bit of a compromising position this morning.  He landed on top of the tree and slipped his arm around our straw angel.  Who knew that guys who dressed in red onesies were such ladies men? Update December 13, 2012:  I have added this photo to […]

May saw the start of my Fountains of Kansas City and Sculptures of Kansas City pages.  On two different occasions, I took a full day to run around town and capture as many fountains and statues as I could.  While I’ve not yet posted all of the photos I’ve taken, it’s become clear to me just how many […]

From her spot in front of the Intercontinental Hotel, Diane, the Roman goddess of the mooon, overlooks the Plaza.  She is surrounded by cherubs and has one of the tallest man-made waterfalls cascading behind her. You Might Also Enjoy: Fountains of Kansas City Fountains of Kansas City:  Merriam Visitors Bureau Fountain Fountains of Kansas City:  […]