Thursday Doors: Ponte Vecchio Bridge

The following photos are my contribution to Thursday Doors, a door-lovers group hosted by Norm Frampton. ~~ Here’s another door post inspired by my trip to Italy in January.  While strolling through the Uffizi Museum in Florence, my family and I spotted, out a second story window, the famous Ponte Vecchio bridge.  A medieval stone covered…

Thursday Doors: The Piazza della Signoria to the Uffizi Gallery

The following photos are my contribution to Thursday Doors, a door-lovers group hosted by Norm Frampton. ~~ For the fourth week in a row, I’m featuring photos from a recent trip my family and I took to Florence, Italy.  In romping around the city, we stopped off at the Piazza della Signoria, the square in front…

Secrets

Bewildered, Ruby stared at the cottage in the distance. Her memory stretched back to the summer she turned eighteen.  Her toes to the ash pile, the remains of the cottage smoldered.  Her life changed irrevocably that day. But, there it stands.  How can it be? She had to know.  Entering the cottage, her mother’s voice echoed…

Thursday Doors: Streets of Florence

The following photos are my contribution to Thursday Doors, a door-lovers group hosted by Norm Frampton. ~~ As a follow-up to my previous two door posts from Florence, Italy, here are a few more shots of the Duomo cathedral, especially the Baptistery of St. John.   They were taken by my son, Nathan. After circling the…

Thursday Doors: Around the Duomo

Last week was one of those weeks.  I’m not sure where it went, and where I was in the process?  Therefore, I sadly missed out on last week’s Thursday Doors, hosted by Norm Frampton over at Thursday Doors. ~~ This week is a continuation of door photos I posted two weeks ago from a recent trip to…

Outbreak

Last week, Su stood in a line overnight, with thousands of others, to receive masks and plastic coverings.  Now, to go out was dangerous even deadly. Warnings were ignored and rumors abounded, but none of that mattered. Tears fell like rain when Su heard of her closest friend’s passing.  She thought she might break as…