The Romanian drob, this herb-scented lamb-terrine, is the centerpiece of any Easter meal – alongside cozonac and Easter eggs, while its bouquet of aromas hint at a millennial history and a traditional recipe.Continue reading “Romanian Drob, a Lamb-Terrine for Easter, its History, Symbology and Traditional Recipe #Im4Ro”
The bright and stately Sunflower and its touching legend is a folk tale of Ukraine and a symbol for the inspiring resistance of Ukrainian people.
Symbols and imagery used in national customs and rituals are passed on through generations and become the unseen backbone that supports us in times of trouble.Continue reading “The Sunflower Legend, a Folk Tale from Ukraine”
The Infinity Column, art or pure symbolism, rises like a sky pillar, a staircase to heaven, and an eternal ray of sun.
The Infinity Column was created by Constantin Brâncuşi – Romanian modernist sculptor, painter, folklorist, philosopher, and musician with a keen interest in science – as part of his Târgu-Jiu Trilogy, alongside the Gate of the Kiss and the Table of Silence.Continue reading “Infinity Column, Between Art and Symbolism #Im4Ro”
A year reflected in events and the books I read, 2021, is a spin on a fun meme that I hope will define some memorable, turning point moments of this resilient year through the titles of novels I read…Continue reading “A Year in Events and Books I Read, 2021”
Enjoy Un Rêve d’Hiver, A Winter’s Dream, my daughter’s poem.Continue reading “Un Rêve d’Hiver, A Winter’s Dream”