Mona Lisa is believed to be the most famous painting in the world.  Yesterday’s incident of a woman throwing a teacup at the portrait reminded me of the intriguing story of how Leonardo created this masterpiece. Leonardo da Vinci began painting the Mona Lisa in 1503. It is thought that he continued to work on […]

It was a beautiful Saturday morning and we were sitting outside drinking coffee.  It was one of the first days of summer and we were in the country.  The sprawling views of hills and meadows before us were breathtaking.  The air was filled with the aroma of the forest around us.  I decided to take […]