Category Archives: Life is good

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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Il mio buon amico

Yes, another friend arrived in Venice on Saturday. My friend Max (aka Yosemite Sam) from my Italian class in Seattle is here for a week and we have lots of tentative plans. He rented an apartment about a kilometer from … Continue reading

Posted in Beautiful Day, Bridges, Cappuccino, Cats, Cicchetti, City of My Dreams, Farewells, flowers, fotografia, friends, Giudecca, Life is good, me, Photography, San Giorgio Maggiore, Travel, Venezia, Venice | Tagged , , , , , , , | 9 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

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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

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La cena con la mia amica

Friday evening a long anticipated meeting took place. Since 2012 when I first blogged from Venice a woman from Latvia has been following my blog. We have also been emailing and discovered a love for Venice, photography, a similar interest … 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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