Category Archives: Diavolo

Waiting…

It seems to have taken forever for October to get here. Okay, I know it is now November but I just haven’t been up to blogging for quite some time and I have been waiting until I have actual news….like … Continue reading

Posted in Autumn, Autumn leaves, Beautiful Day, Cancer, Cats, Chemo, Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy, Cyberknife, Diavolo, flowers, fotografia, friends, Gardens, Hair, Hawaii, Home, me, Photography | Tagged , , , , | 22 Comments

I fiori è il gatto

I’ve promised several friends an update from my last post and here it is. These photos were taken on my patio on a very rainy, record breaking rainfall day just last week. It was day long great big drops. Diavolo … Continue reading

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At last…Spring 2017

Yes, at last Spring, which has been a long time coming to the Pacific Northwest, is showing more signs of its arrival. I’ve been watching the rhododendron hedge along the walkway between my apartment and the pool. It’s had buds … Continue reading

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Brave!

Yes, I was brave! I did it! I found my courage and ignored my feet (the neuropathy issue) and took the Hilton Shuttle (which is a fairly short walk from my apartment) to San Marco Giardinetti. The most daunting part … Continue reading

Posted in Beautiful Day, Birds, Bridges, Cancer, Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy, City of My Dreams, Cruise, Diavolo, flowers, fotografia, Giudecca, Life is good, Photography, Travel, Venezia, Venice | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

The Trek

I understand why I pay Safeway to deliver my groceries every few weeks back in the place where my cat Diavolo lives. Because grocery shopping is something my body really doesn’t want me to do. After today’s trek I would … Continue reading

Posted in Beautiful Day, Bridges, Chocolate, City of My Dreams, Cruise, Diavolo, fotografia, Giudecca, Home, Italian Lesson, Photography, Travel, Venezia, Venice | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

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

Posted in Cancer, Cats, Chemo, City of My Dreams, Coffee, Cyberknife, Diavolo, fotografia, friends, Memories, Photography, Travel, Venezia, Venice | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 32 Comments

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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L’autunno d’oro

A couple of weeks ago a blogger friend posted pictures of the golden autumn in her city. This last weekend I got some pictures of the golden autumn I see out my window. Yes, my friends, I have been missing … Continue reading

Posted in Autumn, Autumn leaves, Cancer, Chemo, Diavolo, fotografia, friends, l'autunno, me, Photography, Radiation Therapy | Tagged , , , , | 17 Comments

Four Years!

How time flies! WordPress told me that it’s been four years since I started this blog. It was my post “50 Days and Counting” till my first month long visit to Venice, aka The City of My Dreams. According to … Continue reading

Posted in Cancer, Cats, Chemo, City of My Dreams, Diavolo, fotografia, friends, me, Memories, Photography, Retirement, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Sometimes the Heavens smile and give you the light you sought…

Wouldn’t it be lovely to find some oars and take one of these for a little row on the lagoon on a late summer’s eve? With permission of course. You’d have to be a lot stronger than I am right … Continue reading

Posted in Cancer, Chemo, Diavolo, fotografia, friends, House cleaning, me, Memories, Photography, Rowing, Sailing, Travel | Tagged , , , , , | 17 Comments