I'm Mary Maru and I live by the Cloisters Museum in upper Manhattan where I work as a print and web designer.
In my blog I share my love for the arts, sources of inspiration, design, exploring new places, musings about living and working in NYC and lots more.
Monthly Archives: April 2011
My trip to Rome wouldn’t be complete without a visit to The Vatican. I decided to take a tour primarily to avoid waiting in line that I heard could take hours. But also for the narrative that for places steeped … Continue reading
Mosaic flooring from 1st century BC to 5th century AD Rome. Continue reading
Just when I was getting into the groove of standing at a counter while sipping my morning coffee or making sure to validate my ticket before boarding a bus or train or paying first at the register before queuing to … Continue reading
After spending seven days in Rome, I feel like maybe, just maybe, I was beginning to scratch a tiny bit of the surface of what Rome is all about. The city is mind-bogglingly rich with history from BC until modern … Continue reading