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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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Final farewell

April 1, 2017, the city of my dreams put on a wonderful show to wish me a final farewell. I don’t usually use my camera for photos but this worked fairly well. I’m just going to show you all of … Continue reading

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Trattoria da Jonny

Last evening, March 30, I had promised Max a back calle tour of my old Castello neighborhood on the way to dinner. We met at our usual Zattere vaporetto stop, walked through to Accademia and caught the No. 1 to … Continue reading

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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

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Il Pranzo

This morning dawned another lovely day if somewhat hazy. I was meeting my friend Karen for lunch. At 11:15 I was out my door, down the hall to the elevator and out the door which is in the back of … Continue reading

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Sono Arrivata

Si, sono arrivata a Venezia! And for those who don’t know Italian that is “Yes, I have arrived in Venice”. Thanks to my friend in my Italian class I have corrected “sono arrivato ” to “sono arrivata” the feminine. No … 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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