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Puzzle (7)

The more of the puzzle I complete, the more that I want to be in Venice! (Can you also see the crossword puzzle that I still haven’t completed? What’s a 7 letter word for “how the earth rotates?” Or a … Continue reading

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Puzzle (6)

The sides are really coming along! I wonder if gondoliers spend any time looking at puzzles, movies, books, newspapers, and such to see how often they show up in others’ images? I know when I see a gondolier in a … Continue reading

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Venice, Wish You Were Here #8

This one is interesting because the postal rubber stamp is different. Most of the postcards I’ve shared here have a round rubber stamp, often from Venezia Ferrovia. But this one is Palazzo Grassi. Too bad part of it is missing! … Continue reading

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Puzzle (5)

Working on the sides now. Slow but steady progress! I want to puzzle more, but we’ve actually started making masks. That’s more important right now….

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Puzzle (9) Fini!

All done! Except for one missing piece. I thought my cat had gotten it, but after I had taken the puzzle apart and put it away, I found the missing piece on the table inside a book! (p.s. I should … Continue reading

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Puzzle (8)

Having a cup of tea this time instead of a glass of wine!  

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Sharing: Venice by Mirror

Have you seen this new art installation? I won’t try explaining it–you should check out the article and the many photos.

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Recreations: Isabella Teotochi Albrizzi

Wow, someone rose to my challenge right away! My friend Laura, and artist and art teacher, sent this recreation of Isabella Teotochi Albrizzi. The original portrait is by Elisabeth Louise VigeĆ© Le Brun (1792). Doesn’t Laura have the perfect hair? … Continue reading

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Recreations: Maria Boscola

Inspired by the recent wave of artwork recreations, I attempted to recreate the 1784 portrait of Maria Boscola, the regatta racer famed for winning five races (four firsts and one second) in a 44 year span. She’s still remembered by … Continue reading

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Just a Lovely Image Today

I took these pictures a couple years ago. What light! What a sky!

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