Memories of Russia: 1916 - 1919 by Princess Paley

Mosaic of Leo VI from the Narthex of Hagia Sophia

This mosaic stands above the main Imperial door from the inner narthex into the sanctuary of Hagia Sophia.  Leo was married too many times and this mosaic was a result of his problems with the Church.

Austin - Number One City for Dogs

Yes, people in Austin are mad about dogs.  I don't know of another city that loves its canines like we do. Here's an article on our dog culture.

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