Tag Archives: City of My Dreams

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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I Leoni

I got the eye of a tiger, a fighter dancing through the fire ‘Cause I am a champion and you’re gonna hear me roar Louder, louder than a lion ‘Cause I am a champion and you’re gonna hear me roar … Continue reading

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I Palazzi

“Palazzi swept by on both sides, the drunken promiscuity of their styles competing for his attention.” Donna Leon: Blood from a Stone Indeed a perfect description of a ride on vaporetto No. 1 down the Grand Canal in Venice. Try … Continue reading

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Free Hair!

Really! On Monday of this week I went to a class at the Highline Cancer Center where I receive my treatment. The class is called Look Good, Feel Better and it is put on by the American Cancer Society and … Continue reading

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More Than Half Way

I have decided this post to share some of my favorites from several trips to Venice. As many of you know I have a passion for doors (and windows, gates, door knobs, bells and knockers). So I’m sharing some of … Continue reading

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I Tulipani

Last Saturday after my “shearing” I went to the nearby market for milk. It is a small market with an interesting selection of items but because it is not part of one of the chains it is very expensive…at least … Continue reading

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A new journey begins….

Way back in January of this year I was planning a post with pictures of the humming birds that visit the feeder on my patio. Well, you know what they say about making plans….life happens while you are making other … Continue reading

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La Città in Acqua

The magic of Venice is partly that it is a city on the water but it is also a city under the water. The buildings reflected in the canals or even in puddles give us an alternate reality. Do not … Continue reading

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Buon Anno 2016

So….I thought for this last post of 2015 (or first post of 2016 depending on your part of the world) I would start off the new year with five favorite photos from each of my four visits to Venice. You … Continue reading

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Vintage Venezia

I found this video on YouTube the other day. It is a recent posting of a documentary from 1940 or so the explanation says. Don’t worry if you can’t read Italian….you don’t need it. It is of course black and … Continue reading

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