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Where Am I?

Can you figure out where I am? (Or technically, where I was. I’m in California right now as I post this!)

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Venice: Writing Under the Influence

I wish that were my title, but it actually belongs to a little book of poems by Rita Bottoms. I am often “under the influence” of Venice, so this book appealed to me. Turns out that Rita also has a … 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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Specchi

Sometimes, if you’re lucky, the canals turn into mirrors. I wish the sky had been a clearer, deeper blue this day. I guess I could have made that happen in photoshopland, but these shots are all natural. But I can’t … Continue reading

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Where Am I?

The first photos shows the view as I look out the window, and the second photos shows the interior. Where am I?

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Commemoration Thoughts

Oops! I meant to post this blog last week, on March 29, the anniversary of Venice’s Ghetto. I was traveling and blogging by phone, and unfortunately I didn’t actually post like I thought I had! Sorry for the late posting. … Continue reading

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You Had Me At…

“… Venice is a state of mind. That is, the scintillating, kaleidoscopic, shifting colors of that watery realm remain alive inside me long after I depart the actual city.” This from Frances Mayes’ Foreword to Dream of Venice, the 2014 … Continue reading

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