Tag Archives: Grand Canal

Dear Venice, Wish You Were Here #17

“Come out in our gondola this evening!” Yes yes yes yes yes please! How I wish I were there with K. R. Elliott to take up this offer. Alas, I am decades too late. This card is marked “Aug. 20” … Continue reading

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Where Am I?

I haven’t posted one of these in a long time! But this past August I found myself inside a gorgeous building. Can you guess where I am?

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Google Earth Flies Again!

If you enjoyed the Google Earth flight over Venice that took you to Casanova sites, you’ll be thrilled to learn that I have another Google Earth flight to share with you. Shawn Von Ins created another trip through Venice’s streets–and … Continue reading

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Redefining Beauty: Morosina Morosini Grimani

In 1597 Morosina Morosini Grimani hosted a coronation party unusual for its time. Her husband Marino Grimani had been chosen as Doge of Venice two years earlier and had had his own inauguration festival. But the unusual thing was her … 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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Puzzle Therapy #3

Election day therapy…. Found the moon! Starting on the sky and the yellow and pale green building. But where are those edge pieces?

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Puzzle Therapy #2

Life is stressful right now (Election! Fires! Power outages! Oh, and a pandemic!) Working on a puzzle is part of my therapy. And you get to watch! Here’s day 2.

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