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Breakfast at Florian’s

You know how Holly Golightly always peers into the windows of Tiffany’s, wanting what she can’t have and can’t afford? That’s kind of how I felt for years, going to Venice, walking through the Piazza, gazing at the multitudes sitting … Continue reading

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What Is a Forcola?

Besides food on my dining room table, in my Venice apartment there sits a forcola. What is a forcola, you might ask? (Unless you are Greg Mohr, of course.) A forcola is the wooden oar lock, or the thingy that … Continue reading

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