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It Ain’t No Myth!

As I was crossing the bridge at Campo Manin last week, I was startled by a man walking towards me. “Wait, I know you,” he said with an American accent. I flipped through my mental files. No matches. I had never … Continue reading

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Not Just in Venice Anymore…

Of course, gondolas are an iconic symbol of Venice. But there’s a surprising number of gondolas in America, too. My most recent sighting: Boston. Boston natives Joe and Camille Gibbons started the company after they fell in love with gondolas … Continue reading

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A (Venetian) Affair to Remember

Since this is a blog about Venice, I won’t be talking about the 1957 film An Affair to Remember starring Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr. No, I wanted to mention the recent production in Venice of A Venetian Affair, the … Continue reading

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Elbows the Size of Pumpkins or Knees the Size of Watermelons?

What an odd question to ask! And yet it was one of the interview questions posed to me by Robin Woods, an independent author of young adult fiction and a blogger who posts a weekly author interview. Want to find … Continue reading

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The Gondola Maker–Book Review

I was recently invited to participate in Italy Book Tours, a website that sends readers on “tours” of books about Italy. What a great concept, huh? The book I was asked to read is The Gondola Maker by Laura Morelli. … Continue reading

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Venice Bloggers Unite!

Last week I got to meet up with a fellow blogger who also happens to be in Venice right now! Liz posts here on Venice as well as all of Italy: http://www.DreamDiscoverItalia.com She emailed me and suggested we meet up, … Continue reading

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Recently I had my 100th person sign up to follow my blog here at WordPress. Woohoo! I know it’s nothing in comparison to many blogs and podcasts out there, but it’s a big deal to me. (My friends Karen and … Continue reading

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