All In A Day: A Monk Of Buddhism, Mandala Design, And Art Lost To The River

I follow the Festival of Faiths on Facebook. It is an annual interfaith festival working toward peace through mutual understanding. I saw that there was a Mandala being created by visiting monks. They came way of the Drepung Gomang Institute here in Louisville. The Mandala was being constructed at the Christ Church Cathedral downtown on 2nd Street. They would be working for a week and then the ending ceremony would be on Friday. I went down on Thursday to see it, but I could not find parking. My timing was bad as it was the lunch hour rush….my mistake. So, I decided to come back on Friday, but much earlier. I did and found parking right in front of the door of the Diocesan House.  Continue reading

Art Creation And A River Promenade

The younger boys and I took another adventure. This time we headed downtown to the NuLu area. It is an area of old industrial Louisville that has been revamped and restored into an artsy fartsy, hipster business/restaurant area. I really adore what they have done with this area. We later moved on down to the Ohio river for more fun. Continue reading

Exploring Science And Art In Downtown

I have been trying to fill up the boys last days of summer with adventures. I, of course, offered my teen daughter to come along… but yea, you know how that goes. Our exploration today headed downtown for the Science Center and down a block to the 21C Hotel and Art Museum. We loaded into the car and headed down the backside of the Highlands to Downtown. Continue reading