Tag Archives: ITALY

St. Anthony of Padua (and lost rings!)

Today we commemorate Saint Anthony of Padua (1195- 13 June 1231), a Doctor of the Church. Born in Lisbon to Portuguese nobility, he became an Augustinian scholar and priest until a procession of martyrs moved his heart to join the … Continue reading

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….ice cream? gelato?… it’s all good!

“My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy the ice cream on your plate.“  Thornton Wilder (1897 – 1875) While visiting Italy a few years ago, one of my travel buddies was really into … Continue reading

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Wednesday photographs: …lookin’ around on rainy days…

So yesterday was cold, dark & stormy in these parts… yet our fall leaves were just BURSTING with color – yellows cascading around reds, orange limbs peeking out between… it seemed like Tolkien’s Lothlorien.  Dark sky & rain, but bright … Continue reading

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Wednesday Photographs (on Friday) – VENICE (viva Italia!!!)

This week thought it would be fun to share a few photos from special times in Italy 2 yrs ago…  & since it’s Friday (already) here are a few quotes from well-versed Italians for our minds to munch on this … Continue reading

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