Monthly Archives: June 2016

Catching Up on Shared History

My husband was once a child in Hungary. His family, like countless others, was injured by forces beyond their control including World War II, the Holocaust, forced labor and revolution. All they wanted was to live and love within their … Continue reading

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Cafe Near the Music School, Budapest

This is a pen and watercolor sketch of a little cafe across a plaza from a large music school in Budapest.

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On the Balcony in Budapest

We rented a one bedroom apartment with a balcony for the week here in Budapest. The complex is made up of three buildings, encircling a central courtyard. It is wonderful to sit outside, four stories above the busy downtown district, … Continue reading

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Detail from Saint Michael’s Church, Budapest

Budapest is located along the Danube River, which totally dominates and defines the city. The river is huge, perhaps especially so to my California eyes. It is so wide that an island, Margaret Island, fits nicely into it with plenty … Continue reading

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At the Confectionery in Budapest

Budapest is renown for its confectioneries so of course we had to go and see for ourselves. It definitely lived up to its reputation although we may need to verify this by gathering more data. This is a quick sketch … Continue reading

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On the Train to Budapest

Yesterday we crossed Austria and Hungary by train, arriving in Budapest in the early evening. A man one aisle up and across from us was working on an academic paper through much of the trip. His body language indicated reflection. … Continue reading

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German Landscape

We drove today from Chemnitz to Salzburg under cloudy skies and I used the time in the car to sketch on the iPad. Since the landscape flies past the car window faster than I can draw, this is not a … Continue reading

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