Grand Central Terminal New York

Grand Central Terminal – 100th Anniversary

A 100th anniversary is an important event. It’s even more special for a building in New York City.  I’ve passed through Grand Central Terminal many times, and like so many others here I never realized that it was almost 100 years old.  There were plans to tear down the terminal as far back as 1954.   Perhaps, I…

Hong Kong Big Buddha

Hong Kong – Asia’s world city

The big Buddha, completed in 1993, is the world’s tallest outdoor seated Buddha. It is located at Po Lin Monastery in Lantau island, Hong Kong. I took bus #23 from Tung Chung Station to Lantau Island. The bus ride was about an hour long. We enjoyed the mountainous scenery of the island as we rode…

Yayoi Kusama Yellow Tree, Whiteny Museum, New York

Yayoi Kusama – Whitney Museum New York

It was “pay-what-you-wish” Day, Sept. 21 at the Whitney Museum. There was a line two blocks long, of people waiting to get inside to see the extraordinary artist Yayoi Kusama’s exhibition. Trust me – it is worth every minute waiting. I remember the first time I saw a poster promoting the exhibition while I was…