Category Archives: Coffee

Un addio affettuoso…a fond farewell

Today was bittersweet. Two friends left Venice. This afternoon I met Karen at Gelati Nico on the Zattere for a farewell visit. She and her husband Mike are moving from Venice. They have been with me from the beginning of … Continue reading

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La Domenica

The above photo was taken in case there is any doubt as to where we are (maybe that should be where I am? or where am I?) Here is the entire picture taken from in front of the Molino Stucky … Continue reading

Posted in Aging gracefully, Beautiful Day, Bridges, Cancer, Cappuccino, Chemo, Chocolate, City of My Dreams, Coffee, fotografia, Giudecca, Italian Lesson, Life is good, me, Photography, Travel, Venezia, Venice | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Venerdi Mercato

This morning dawned beautiful again. No, I’m not complaining. But I didn’t have any internet and it was too early to call Daniela. So I waited and then remembered that I had invested in a data SIM that has 12 … Continue reading

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It’s been a while…

Yes, I know, you are probably all wondering what happened to me. I’m okay. I finished the Cyberknife treatment this past Thursday. Only five treatments but scheduling (theirs not mine), snow and an allergic reaction to Oxycodone caused a few … Continue reading

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Prossimamente …soon

For a couple of weeks now I’ve received messages from Google Photos suggesting that  I “rediscover this day” from eight years ago. Eight years ago during the last week of October and the first week of November I took my … Continue reading

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È finita!

Yes, it’s over! Final chemo was Monday August 29th. I begin radiation therapy, which I’m told has minimal side effects, on September 23. I’m still dealing with the peripheral neuropathy which hopefully will dissipate with time. In the meantime I’m still … Continue reading

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Won’t you let me take you on a sea cruise?

Since my chemo is on hold until July 13 so that we are hoping my neuropathy improves I thought I would share a little adventure. First for those who are interested the American Cancer Society has a really good discussion … Continue reading

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I Cheated…

There I was, relaxing in my robe and slippers and ringing in 2016 with a cookie in one hand (hot out of the oven) and a decaf hazelnut latte in the other. Suddenly I thought as I was tuning in … Continue reading

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The Meowtropolitan

It’s finally here! The Seattle Meowtropolitan Cat Cafe where you can sip a “catpuccino” or a “meowcchiato” while enjoying the company of several fabulous felines. And yes, even the pastries are cat oriented. Cat cafes are all the rage in … Continue reading

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