The Octave of Easter is turning out to be a time of visits with friends, meals and monuments (in a wide sense).
Here is a monumental salad, chopped. Presentation like this is difficult, by the way.
At the Getty, a lovely bit of glass, with superbly simply lines. Notice that gentle touch but also the hand raised in blessing.
And we have a Christological Goldfinch sighting! This is from the brush of Bernardo Fungai in about 1480.
The bird is on the ledge.
You know what the apple means, right? So, bird v apple.
Off to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. What a pleasure. It is a great building and grounds in a beautiful spot.
All during his life, Ronald Reagan jotted notes on 3×5 cards. Some of them are appropriate today. In particular, enjoy the first remark on this card!
Do I hear an “Amen!”?
And as far as Antonio “2+2=5” Spadaro, SJ, is concerned, Paul V by Bernini is unimpressed.
Reagan’s Oval Office.
My view for a while… a least a couple more days here in El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora la Reina de los Ángeles del Río Porciúncula.
And I may add more food photos later… I have a lot.