In our everyday life, we are often in a rush to go from here to there or to “get things done”. When one is in this mode it is difficult to slow down and appreciate the little gifts or pops of joy that surround you. We had all heard the popular cliché “Take time to stop and smell the roses” and we are trying to live our life in that way. We want the kids to learn to appreciate nature, crafts, art and form their own view of beauty. We shared with you the Colors of Marrakech Morocco and decided we wanted to make this an ongoing series, as we continue our travels.
I am sure you are thinking “What the heck do you mean by ‘Shoes on the Danube’?” Well, today is your lucky day, as I am going to tell you.
Sculptors Gyula Pauer and Can Togay have created a moving memorial to the Holocaust atrocities. The memorial sits alongside the Parliament building on the edge of the Danube River. It honors the Jews who were killed by fascist Arrow Cross militiamen in Budapest during World War II.
Each and every day, I love watching the sun rise or set. I am someone who thrives off of warmer weather and beautiful crisp clear skies. I don’t mind the occasional snow or cold, but day-to-day, I love the sun. I don’t know what it is, but if it is a sunny day, I am in a great mood and feel energized. So what the heck happens to me at night when the sun is shining brightly on the other side of the world?