Photo Hunt–“Twelve”

I haven’t been doing the Photo Hunts with any regularity but when I saw 12 as the prompt, I knew I had a good shot for it. Twelve signs of the zodiac on the clock tower, Piazza San Marco, Venice, … Continue reading →

Photo Hunt–“Twisted”

Detail from the from the San Lorenzo Duomo in Genoa Italy. It was probably built in the early 1300’s. … Continue reading →


Inspired by the recent photo hunt prompt, “Windows” on Slow Trav’s Italy forum, I decided to post a few, shall we say, less typical window shots. There is a classic one or two mixed in. First, our view from the … Continue reading →

La Serenissima

After posting yesterday, I can’t stop thinking about Venice. The week spent there last summer was so full and so fine. My great friend and travel partner, Kris, met me for the last week of my 6 week trip. ( … Continue reading →

The Clock Tower in Venice

Kris and I loved our tour of the Clock tower in San Marco. We met our guide in the museum and walked the length of the piazza to the little dark green door to climb the stairs. At first we … Continue reading →

Italy inspired coking

I have been enjoying cooking in my own, well-functioning kitchen since I’ve been back. This is not a fancy kitchen–we have laminate counter tops, for god’s sake, and, except the refrigerator, which I hate (that’s another story) these are all … Continue reading →

Back to Acqui Terme

I just wanted to put up a few photos from my last week in Acqui. Taking them was really easy. Snap shots are my style but you almost can’t help but get gorgeous results with the subject matter. Here’s the … Continue reading →

Bella Venezia

Our days have been so full here and we have not been near the internet place. I just want to say we are so fine! I promise to go back and fill in all the details after I am home. … Continue reading →

Long travel day

Finally made it to Malpensa after a harrowing experience returning the rental car. Waiting for Kris was so exciting–I was jumping up and down when she finally appeared. Susan went to catch the bus as soon as we got to … Continue reading →

Ciao Ciao Piemonte

I am sitting at Balala having a coffee because my friend Kris’ flight to Malpensa has been delayed so I have a couple of hours to kill. Yesterday I followed Susan, the queen of the trains, on an adventure to … Continue reading →