recent pictures

pirateNathan, a pirate, an Indian, and Underwear-Man.


Canoeing with Balázs.


Canoeing with Balázs.

At Skanszen.

At Skanszen with the boys.


At Skanszen with the boys.  This is a replication of what Hungary used to look like hundreds of years ago.  This windmill was our favorite thing.



“Peace lies in the acceptance of truth.”  -Brennan Manning, Abba’s Child

teaching humanity

“The abilities associated with the humanities and the arts are also vital, both to the health of individual nations and to the creation of a decent world culture. These include the ability to think critically, to transcend local loyalties and to approach international problems as a “citizen of the world.” And, perhaps most important, the ability to imagine sympathetically the predicament of another person.  This essential ability can be called the narrative imagination: it leads us to be intelligent readers of other people’s stories and to understand their emotions and wishes.”

read this article by Martha Nussbaum in Newsweek


“Man’s first faculty is forgetting.”  -Albert Camus

“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.”  -G. K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy