When in Rome…we visited perhaps the most interesting monument to me, a scholar of ancient Judaism. The Arch of Titus was built in 82 CE by Domitian after the death of his older brother, Titus. It commemorates Titus’ victories, particularly the siege and conquest of Jerusalem in 70 CE, depicted by the 7-branched menorah.
The Normandie Hotel was clearly a gorgeous hotel in its heyday. Built in 1945 it has been closed for years. The toothless-man […]
My wife and I spent the first 4 years of our marriage in Oxford (UK, not MS). It was a wonderful time. […]
Fireworks after a Pirates win in Pittsburgh.
The neighborhood I live in has a small pond, off the historic Town Branch Creek, which runs behind my house. It is […]