Peggy Guggenheim; what a pad and what treasures she had

First time visit to the museum and it was extaordinary. If Venice is on your list I would highly recommend – her place was easy to find, even for me. Surreal and magical on every level – Paul Klee, Picasso, Kandinsky, Dali and all the rest. And my goodness, what a home, right there onContinue reading “Peggy Guggenheim; what a pad and what treasures she had”

Because it’s Venice, she makes that last gasp hurt

Last year I drove, this year I took a train; Venice is located just 2 hrs from Riva del Garda. I stay overnite so it goes by quickly but worth every hour I walk. I am at my leisure and have no destination, taking this time seriously because every minute feels especially precious. And becauseContinue reading “Because it’s Venice, she makes that last gasp hurt”

The Odyssey: In Venice where time felt pure and present

Now that we live on Lake Garda, just 2 hours west of Venice, it makes sense to visit my prior life as a live-aboard on Madi in Lignano Sabbiadoro. It was a critical part of the odyssey. Not only did I repair Madi’s brightwork and prepare her for market, but I repaired myself. The yearContinue reading “The Odyssey: In Venice where time felt pure and present”

The View: Chiesa Santa Barbara overlooking Lake Garda

At night from our bed I can see the lights of Chiesa Santa Barbara. In the distance they appear tiny but bright, always there, attached high up on the side of the mountain. It’s just about the only light any of us can see from down here on the lake; except for the silvery moon.Continue reading “The View: Chiesa Santa Barbara overlooking Lake Garda”

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