Architectural Contrast

The architectural renaissance of Lithuania is evident in Riga. The post WW II building in the foreground serves as a prominant benchmark of the past in contrast with the modern skyscraper in the background. Thought foir the Day: The mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own we have no soul of our … Continue reading Architectural Contrast

Old & New

Klaipedia, Lithuania - 2017 Lithuania declared its independence from the Soviet Union in 1990. The modern high-rise office building in the background is an example of the modern-day Lithuania, but the stigma of Soviet oppression is still visible in the foreground. Thought for the Day: “Kas nedirba, tas nevalgo.” – English: “He that will not … Continue reading Old & New

Plow Horse

In an earlier blog, I wrote about a "working" farm.  This is it. Taken through a window of the tour bus, it is the neighbor of where the former picture was taken; i.e. outside the small town of Lapai, Lithuania. Photo taken in 2017.  Honest. Thought for the Day:  The first 10,000 photographs are your … Continue reading Plow Horse

Lithuanian Farm

Outside a small village near Klaipeda, Lithuania is a working farm that appears to be of a bygone era.  The scene is idyllic, almost make believe, like stepping back in time. A small stream cuts through the low-lying pastures that feed the one horse and one cow.  The fields are cultivated with a plow pulled … Continue reading Lithuanian Farm