Monthly Archives: December 2016

Buon Natale!

I’m a little late in sending you my holiday greetings. Family and food came first! But I saw this house on Christmas night and wanted to use the image to wish all my readers a happy holiday season. Thank you … Continue reading

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Random Venice Journal Entry #4

I’ve decided to begin a sporadic series. Every now and then I’ll dip into my journals and type up something about Venice. It’s been a while, but here’s a new installment. Stefano is one of the gondoliers I befriended back … Continue reading

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Another Cane

That’s cane, as in the Italian word for dog. Last summer I posted a photo of a dog on a small calle in Venice, and then I came across this dog, also a picture worth sharing.

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Redefining Beauty Video: Barbara Strozzi

Who published the most music of any European composer in the Baroque era? Bach, Corelli, Handel? Monteverdi, Pachelbel, Vivaldi? Nope, nope, nope….and nope. It wasn’t even a man. It was Barbara Strozzi, Venetian composer who lived from 1619 to 1677. … Continue reading

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