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Beyond Italy

Now that I’ve caught you up on my Italy trip, it’s time for me to share some of the artwork I’ve been doing since we’ve been home. Before our trip, I would stare at my easel longingly. I was just post-surgery and my goal was to make sure my energy levels were high for Italy.

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Milan, Italy

Let’s wrap this trip up, shall we? Before we get to Milan itself, we have to talk about the drive from Florence. It was supposed to be three hours. But we got into a traffic jam. on the Autostrade on the way there. It took an hour for us to get through it. While we

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Florence, Italy

Goodness! It appears to be taking me longer to tell you about my trip than it did to actually take it! So here we go! Onward to Firenze (Florence)! The drive to Florence was uneventful, which we like. The drive was beautiful. We stayed at a lovely Bed and Breakfast, Residenza d’Epoca in the Piazza

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Venice, Italy

Venice, known as the City of Love. Also known as the reason we went to Italy in the first place: Dave was invited to speak at a European neurology conference. We were forewarned that the canals were less than pleasant; however, they dreged the canals a few years ago and we noticed no major smell.

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Verona, Italy

“Two households both alike in dignity, In fair Verona where we lay our scene.” – Shakespeare Seriously, could an English & American Literature major miss the opportunity to visit the setting of Shakespeare’s greatest known tragic love story, Romeo & Juliet? Certainly not this one! Verona is such a beautiful city. We really enjoyed our

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Buonjourno! It’s good to be home…

We had a fantastic vacation in Italy. We got back last week, and I’ve been slowly coming out of the jet lag and I just had a treatment on Monday. Now, however, I’m feeling much stronger and I’m ready to tell you all about my trip and to share photos and drawings. There’s so much

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Return from the Red Rocks

Ah, really, there is nothing like the feeling of driving into Sedona. There is something about seeing those majestic red rock formations that just forces me to relax. It is one of the reasons I wanted to spend my birthday weekend up there. Another reason is that I am always inspired by the beauty of

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Playing catch-up again

Goodness! I cannot believe how out of the practice of regularly blogging I’ve been lately. I’m sorry for not being more communicative. I’ve been busy and I have continued to do art. First, however, I am so excited to say that I have found a friend from college who lives here in the Phoenix area.

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How long has it been?

My goodness. I can’t remember the last time I posted. It’s been a while. Sorry for worrying some of you, but I’m doing OK. Grab a cup of coffee or tea and relax it’s time for a catch-up post. Last week I had my treatment. It was a difficult one. I’m just starting to feel

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CreativeTherapy – Catalyst 29

This week’s CreativeTherapy catalyst is “Who is someone you admire or look up to. Here is my response to this catalyst: The first person I thought of when I thought of inspirational people was Maya Angleou. I had the honor of hearing her speak when I was in college, but prior to that, her autobiographical

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