For the last three summers, we’ve thrown a garden party in our backyard. Each was a glorious celebration of life, marking the anniversary of Mama outliving her brain cancer prognosis. […]
If you asked me to tell you 366 good things that happened in my life this year, I’d be at a total loss. It was a crap year in a […]
I just love this photo!!! I’ve been imagining myself sitting there on the ledge with the dog and enjoying this glorious view of Venice all day. This photo was one […]
A gondola ride in Venice is an absolute must, allowing you to experience the city in an unparalleled way… slowly, from a low vantage point, gliding along the narrow canals […]
This intricately carved stone lion sat just outside our front door in our beloved Campiello del Remer. He looked so sad to me, but now I miss him too.
Walk with me to my favorite campiello, the Campiello del Remer (the star of yesterday’s blog post). Start along the main walking street outside the San Giovanni Grisostomo Church. (A […]
Venice is full of wonderful campiellos (courtyards around every turn), but the magical Campiello del Remer was our home. Literally… our apartment’s door opened up onto this almost hidden, yet […]
This adorable gondolier rowed past us while we enjoying the best meal of our lives at Ristorante da Raffaele. Such a cutie! Oh how I miss Italian men.
Here Mama is standing outside the front door of her previous apartment. It was a wonderful place and Mama has become good friends with her landlady. (We weren’t able to […]
I love to find smiles in random objects. This smiling boat greeted me outside of our little porch and I just had to share!