Category Archives: Italy

A Crummy Day in Venice (but not too crummy)

November 14, 2013:  It was a cold, windy, rainy day in Venice, but it was Venice. The gondoliers parked their horses for the night: And the cafes in the square wanted us to sit out in the cold and eat: Even … Continue reading

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A Moment in Time in Italy

I took this photo few weeks ago in Rome. I think it’s the Archbasilica of St. John Lateran, but I’m not sure. What I’m shocked at is this—look how big the church is! Look how little the people are! I … Continue reading

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Venice at Night, November 2013

In the winter, Venice is like an abandoned theatre. The play is finished, but the echoes remain.       —Arbit Blatas

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Sunday Morning Thoughts on Italy

I’m lucky enough to be planning another trip to Italy with my mom, leaving in a couple of weeks. Last time I was there, I took a lot of photos of beautiful buildings and sculptures. They’re everywhere you look. The … Continue reading

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Venice Cat Coalition

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The Spanish Steps in Rome

Wandering around Rome last year, we happened upon the Spanish steps—the widest staircase in Europe, built in the 1700’s. We walked all the way to top to go into the church at the top of the 135 steps (one thing you do … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of a Salesperson

Today I had sort of a long boring day as a salesperson. I drove 2-1/2 hours to a customer who just had to see me in person. I got to his office right on time. Then I waited for him for … Continue reading

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