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Gondola Stuff: Espresso Cup

Nooo! I think the gondola stuff is starting to breed in the cupboards! I have found yet another gondola-themed thing: this lovely little espresso cup and saucer. A friend gave it to me. It really is a wonderful, simple design, … Continue reading

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Seductive Venice from the Boot!

Carla Gambescia hosts a fabulous blog called Postcards from the Boot where she shares her love of Italy. Today she’s featuring a number of my photos, as well as her own, that highlight our sense of Venice’s seductive talents. Oh, … Continue reading

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Venice, Wish You Were Here #14

No date or stamp on this one. Argh! Did Aunt just carry it home? It must be before 1963, as that’s when the USA began using zip codes in addresses. Athol Avenue in Baltimore, Maryland, is a long street that … Continue reading

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A Little Christmas Coming Your Way

Looking through old photos the other day, I came across this one from about five years ago when I was in Venice just after Christmas. The gondoliers at traghetto Santa Sofia had set up a creche. So sweet!

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Gondola Stuff: Mug

It happened again! I thought I had found and shared with you every gondola thing in my house. Then when I went to have a cup of tea, I came across this mug I hadn’t used in a while. It’s … Continue reading

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Venice, Wish You Were Here #13

Alright, I need LOTS of help with this one! All I feel confident in reporting is that it went to Brussels, Belgium, to a Monsieur Marcel. What is the date? What is the message? Who sent it? And isn’t is … Continue reading

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Puzzle Therapy–Fin!

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Puzzle Therapy #6

I finished the buildings and just have some water areas left. Almost done!

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Puzzle Therapy #5

Still waiting for election results….puzzles and wine to the rescue!

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Puzzle Therapy #4

Making progress on the sky and the buildings to the right! And I found some of those edge pieces–only missing one more.

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