Thursday, September 30, 2010
Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Monday, September 27, 2010
Saturday, September 25, 2010
Thursday, September 23, 2010
The Cathedral Close
Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Saturday, September 18, 2010
Friday, September 17, 2010
Thursday, September 16, 2010
- Enjoy miles of free sandy beaches.
- Stroll and window-shop on the boardwalk.
- Visit the Absecon Lighthouse, the tallest lighthouse in New Jersey. if you want to go up of the lighthouse, a small fee is expected.
- Watch the water show at the Pier Shops at Caesar's
- Explore Atlantic City Historical Museum, located on Garden Pier.
Monday, September 13, 2010
Saturday, September 11, 2010
21. Kellogg Bay - the memorial for Frank B. Kellogg reflecting his ardent desire for universal peace. On the east wall is a Martin Luther King Jr's. carving preaching his last Sunday sermon from the cathedral's pulpit in March 31, 1968.
22. Humanitarian Bay - also known as the Boardman Bay.
23. White Bay - the window is themed with peace and universal unity, containing symbols of the League of Nations, the United Nations, people of the world in prayer, and peaceful uses of atomic energy.
24. Bettelheim Bay - the window symbolizes "America the Beautiful" with a brilliant color and abstract design.
25. The National Cathedral Association Bay - the windows reflect women's roles as Christian life givers, healers, purifiers and teachers. These were built by members of the NCA from all over the nation.
26. Dulin Bay - the windows are depicted with the 23rd psalm in vivid colors.
27. Frohman Bay - the memorial of Philip Hubert Frohman, the Cathedral's architect for more than 50 years. The window is dramatic, with abstract design utilizing an imaginative design of leading and small pieces of glass.
28. Abraham Lincoln Bay - the heroic bronze statue stands before words from Lincoln's farewell address at Springfield, Illinois. The floor is inset with Lincoln-head pennies; the window depicts in abstract form "the Agony of Civil War."
Thursday, September 9, 2010
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Tuesday, September 7, 2010
12. The Crossing - this is teh center of the two transept "arms" and the "body" of the long nave, forming a shape of the cross. The Canterbury pulpit has a sculpture depicting people and scenes relating to the translation of the Bible to English. The stones came from Canterbury Cathedral in England.
A crucifixion scene is high overhead on the road beam. "Road" is an old word which means cross or crucifix.
13. War Memorial Chapel - this site depicts stories of sacrifice and the struggle for freedom. This is a tribute to those who served the armed forces.
14. Children's Chapel - the site is where you can see a statue of the Christ Child that was built to the scale of a 6-yr. old child.
15. St. Johns' Chapel - the carvings reflect the Last Supper and the Crucifixion; the windows tell of the miracles of Jesus.
16. High Altar - is located at the last end of the cathedral nave. Surrounding the central figure of Christ in Majesty are 110 figures of men and women that exemplifies the highest ideals of Chrisitianity which completes the icnonographic story with the redemption of mankind through Jesus Christ. On the left is the bishop's chair, - the Glastonbury Cathedra.
17. St. Mary's Chapel - shows scenes from Mary's life, mother of Jesus. On the windows are the parables of Jesus. The story of David and Goliath is told on a 16th-century tapestries.
18. Holy Spirit Chapel - its altar panels were painted by N.C. Wyeth. In the iron gate and on the altar painting is the dove, - the symbol for the Holy Spirit. The chapel is reserved for quiet prayer.
19. North Transept - notice the oldest rose window titled "Last Judgement", - where Jesus Christ as judge is at the center. The window is a medieval stained glass done by Lawrence Saint, - a stained glass artist.
20. West Rose Window - from the mid-nave crossing on the west is the view of west rose window known as the "Creation Rose" that brings the creation story inside the cathedral with an abstract interpretation casting light throughout the nave.
This window including all of the Nave Clerestory are admired for their sparkle, clarity and brilliant color. The 18 clerestory windows reflects the progress of the Hebrew people as God prepared them for the coming of the Messiah.
The windows are meant to be viewed in pairs, so the south windows are linked to the facing north windows.
Sunday, September 5, 2010
If you want to do the scenic trip, be sure to hop aboard the "Train of the Middle of the World". If you love urban adventures and mountain thrills, is is your place.
You'll get to see Quito's panoramic view - the world's first city to be declared a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. Quito is an ideal place for hiking, mountain climbing, biking, rafting and kayaking.
In the southern part is another colonial city called Cuenca, - another UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site with its charming cobblestone streets and white washed red-tiled buildings, stately plazas and grand old churches.
Saturday, September 4, 2010
Resort Vacation Packages in San Diego, CA might be the place for you, so you should check it out. It's hard to turn down an offer that is budget-friendly and yet you will be on a luxury lodging resort that has all the complete amenities you need. You should check the offered packages and you can get as low as $49.00 for two people, and take note; - you will be in a high end luxury resort villa with the complete amenities! Where else could you find such offer?
If you would instead prefer visiting specific attractions, they are close to Sea World, Legoland, San Diego Zoo and Wild Animal Park, Knott's Berry Farm and Soak City, Theater, Golf and dining packages.
Take note, all package attractions are pretty much affordable so you won't be hurting your wallet :).
Now, that's what you call total fun! It would be a once in a lifetime offer because you will be enjoying the complete amenities.
The islands are blessed with pleasant weather all year round in addition to some of the most hauntingly beautiful land and seascapes to be found anywhere.
Galapagos is a National Park, a marine reserve and a Natural Heritage site as well, - a protected place that has some of the highest levels of endemism (those species found nowhere else on earth).
In some designated areas, you can dive and snorkel and see the impressive aquatic species of the coral reefs, one of the world's greatest diving adventures.
Other activities to do for fun are cruising from mid-range vessels to first-class yachts and luxury catamarans.
Friday, September 3, 2010
Law & Order: Criminal Intent, One of the Best Legal Dramas
Thanks for the post from Sylvester Campbell
This is one of my favorite legal dramas that I watch frequently, via my tv satellite service. This show is edgy and interesting. Just as the title suggests the show is about the reasoning behind a criminal's actions as opposed to just the criminal act itself. This is an ingenious way to write a show as it gives the viewer a more complete sense of the story. The show breaks down what the crime is, why it was committed and how the detectives were able to outsmart the criminal and apprehend them. Great writing always has a beginning, middle, and end. This show is exemplary in that area. The show is set in New York City, which allow the stories to be more versatile. My favorite character combo is Detective Goren and Detective Eames. Goren can be outrageous, however his excellent reasoning skills allow him to accurately read a suspect and ultimately get a confession out of them. For the intelligent viewer it's always fun to watch a character outwit someone through brain power versus brawn. Eames' character is soft and yet still strong, creating a balance between the two. Their dynamic makes the characters and their interactions more believable. Of the many crime/legal dramas on TV today Law & Order: Criminal Intent tops the list with its intelligent writing and true to life characters.
Thursday, September 2, 2010
The Main Level consists of 28 spots and landmarks you should check out while the Lower Level consists of 7 sites worth seeing at.
Main Level (the Nave):
- West Facade - the cathedral's iconographic story; - the mankind's creation to redemption starts here. All the arts here depicts themes of creation. If you notice the carved tympana above the 3 massive portals reflects the creation of day, the creation of mankind, and the creation of night. The 3 statues are Peter, Adam and Paul and the bronze gates shows scenes from the lines of Peter at the north portal, Abraham and Moses at the center portal and Paul at the south portal.
- George Washington Bay - the heroic marble statue of the first president is a huge reflection in here. The windows abstract design reflects the search for freedom that led to the founding of our nation.
- Maryland Bay - carved in its stone and in its stained glass, it shows the rich symbols of the state and its diverse religious heritage. The land of D.C. (District of Columbia) was once part of Maryland.
- Folger Bay - the colorful windows depict the richness of the lands explored in the 1803 Lewis and Clark expedition to the American northwest.
- Glover Bay - on the windows reflect the event which commemorated the promotion of plans for building the cathedral in1891, led by a group of men.
- Warren Bay - this contains the symbols of law in memory of Charles Warren, lawyer and historian of the Supreme Court. Just above this is the Space Window that reflects the Apollo XI mission and holding a piece of moon rock brought back by its crew.
- Woodrow Wilson Bay - the colorful window is titled "War and Peace". The stone and glass enriched with myriad images symbolizes events in the life of the 28th president of the USA who is buried here.
- Lee-Jackson Bay - it contains the scenes from the lives of two civil war generals.
- Mellon Bay- is behind its wrought iron gate that may be used for private prayer. On the column capitals are carvings relating to Andrew W. Mellon.
- Baptistry - reflects symbols of artworks that represents baptism.
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Wednesday, September 1, 2010
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