Thursday Doors: On to Venice

The following photos are my contribution to Thursday Doors, a door-lovers group hosted by Norm Frampton. ~~ A family trip to Italy, kicking-off the year 2020, was a special treat.   After romping around Florence, we took a four-hour bus ride north to Venice.  To see Venice has always been on the top of my “bucket list!”…

Thursday Doors: The Beauty in Florence

For the last several weeks, I’ve missed out participating in Thursday Doors hosted by Norm Frampton.  But, this week, Norm invited us to share some beauty, especially during this difficult season, and I felt ready to join in again. This post features doors I discovered in Florence, (incredible) Italy, during a family vacation back at…

Enough

Once a world-renowned art dealer, Pierre now lived in a tiny flat on the corner of 23rd Avenue and “he no longer cared.”  He earned enough, but no extra. While strolling down an alley, on his way to feed the ducks, a thrown away painting grabbed Pierre’s attention.  He picked it up, wiped the edges with…

Viewpoint

“Henri, a rainbow!” Sophie cried.  “It means good luck!” Henri looked toward the overcast skies and raised the mainsail. “Hmm,” was all he said. Out at sea, a brutal storm hit.  The mast snapped.  A wave washed Henri over one side and Sophie the other.  The boat shattered.  Sophie grabbed onto a large chunk of…