Category Archives: Gardens

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

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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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La Primavera

What says Spring more that the leaves budding out on the trees. Today’s adventure is a trip to the Giardini, gardens in eastern Castello. One of my favorite areas. But first a reflection I caught through the window of the … Continue reading

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Palazzo di Peggy

Monday morning I gave Max time to sort his SIM so we could communicate. Hard to communicate by email when we are both in Venice and are out and about. We need to be able to text and talk. A … Continue reading

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Vorrei due biglietti per favore

Yes, two tickets please. That was my mission for today. Go to San Vidal and obtain tickets for the concert by Interpreti ¬†Veneziani for this coming Sunday evening. I checked and I could take No. 2, my current favorite vaporetto … Continue reading

Posted in Cappuccino, Cats, Church bells, City of My Dreams, dogs, food, fotografia, Gardens, Giudecca, Italian Lesson, Photography, Travel, Venezia, Venice | Tagged , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Chance Encounters.

First I will share “la luna piena” the full moon out my window Saturday evening. I looked out my bedroom window and this is what I saw: Just a glow behind that architectural feature at the Hilton. Oh, wait….let me … Continue reading

Posted in Beautiful Day, Bridges, Cappuccino, Cats, Church bells, City of My Dreams, Cruise, dogs, fotografia, friends, Gardens, Italian Lesson, Laundry, Life is good, Memories, Moon, Photography, Rowing, Travel, Venezia, Venice | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 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 can be a jungle out there…

Or at least it became one in the summer of 2014. My patio faces north and you wouldn’t think that tropical plants would do well but that summer I tried and they really took off. Most of these plants have … Continue reading

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Slow Down and Smell the Roses

Hurray! Progress continues in my battle against the big “C”. Dr. X. called yesterday with the latest number from the CA125 test and I’m down from 18 a couple weeks ago to 8 this week. This is good news again. … Continue reading

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Along a Woodland Path

Yesterday, being a Thursday, was my best day of the week thanks to the steroids they give me as a part of my chemo anti-side effects cocktail on Wednesday. It was a gloriously beautiful day here just south of Seattle, … Continue reading

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