Monthly Archives: December 2012

Ponti dei Scudi

On the wall in my living room at what I am now calling my “other’ home is a small sign that has a quote from one of my favorite artists, Georgia¬†O’Keeffe. It says: It belongs to me. God told me … Continue reading

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No White Christmas in My Neighborhood

Really, I’m not at all disappointed. I didn’t grow up with snow (born and raised in southern California) so don’t miss it. The fortune tellers (weather people) changed their minds and we only have rain. A friend of mine is … Continue reading

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Buon Natale

I want to wish my friends around the world a very Merry Christmas. I know for some of you it is almost over and for others the 25th is just arriving. It will be here in just about nine hours. … Continue reading

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Wednesday Water Taxi

In which the people at Punto again play a role in my life. Yes, we thought I had made the last post from Venezia, and I have because I am now back in the Seattle area. Very, very tired from … Continue reading

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An Amazing Journey

Sadly this will be my last post from Venezia for a while. The water taxi is booked to take me to the airport tomorrow morning. It has truly been an amazing month in my favorite place in the world. I … Continue reading

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San Michele

Monday, December 17 I walked to the Celestia vaporetto stop a little over five minute walk from the apartment and took the vaporetto to San Michele. I have walked in cemeteries before in many places. I find them quiet and … Continue reading

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My Night on the Grand Canal

Yesterday, Saturday December 15, was a rainy day. In the morning when I opened the window to look there were big, fat, juicy drops of rain plop, plopping into the Rio outside. I could even hear them with the window … Continue reading

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No pictures today. It’s been raining, not heavily but raining. And rain means umbrellas in Venice. I currently reside and have for some time in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. (actually currently residing in a lovely apartment in … Continue reading

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The Hat

You thought I forgot. No, I didn’t. Here it is but I’d like to get a picture when I’m not wearing so many layers against the cold..

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Continuing the Celebration….

Several years ago when a friend of mine turned 65 (you know who you are) she celebrated all week. I have a year to go but I’m celebrating this one all month obviously. Today was again Tanto Freddo. Very cold. … Continue reading

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