The Grotto 2016

The Grotto 2016

The Grotto Our annual visit to the Christmas light display and choir performances at The Grotto. “A National Catholic Shrine dedicated to Mary, Our Sorrowful Mother, which is a ministry of The Servite Friars – Order of Friar Servants of Mary. Strives to provide...
Chicago 2016

Chicago 2016

  “Chicago, Chicago I will show you around” I was in Chicago for a business meeting a few weeks ago. My friend graciously invited me to spend the weekend. I had not been in Chicago in over 20 years. Way back in 1968-1970 I made several trips including the...
Bela Lugosi Statue

Bela Lugosi Statue

Bela Lugosi and Sander Feinberg. Photo by Zoltán Foldi I knew there was a Bela Lugosi statue somewhere in City Park in Budapest, but hadn’t found it in our previous trips. On my trip to visit family in Budapest in 2015, I  was wonderfully surprised to find it on...
Trout Lake Abbey

Trout Lake Abbey

Combination of Eastern and Western Traditions The Trout Lake Abbey is an unusual combination of Eastern and Western spiritual traditions with a Zen Buddhist Temple and a Druid Sanctuary. They have an organic farm as well as accommodations for visitors. Look at the...