Monthly Archives: February 2013

In Your Hands in More Ways

Seductive Venice is now for sale at Recycle Books on The Alameda in San Jose. A big shout out thank you to Eric for carrying it–Recycle specializes in used books and doesn’t usually carry local authors, but he made an … Continue reading

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My Pine Nut Friend

Pesto is made from pine nuts, basil, garlic, and olive oil, basically. I also throw pine nuts on my pizza and into salads. But I never thought I’d have a pine nut for a friend. His name is Adriano, and … Continue reading

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The Neophyte Writes!

Last spring I mentioned working on an article for l’Intermediaire des Casanovistes, the publication for Casanova scholars and enthusiasts. The piece is about gondolas during the 18th century, specifically illuminating their usage during Casanova’s time in Venice. I explored such … Continue reading

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