Thursday Doors: Barcelona

The following photos are my contribution to Thursday Doors, a door-lovers group hosted by Norm Frampton.  A month before the lockdown here in France, my daughter took me on a weekend trip to Barcelona, Spain.  That was only February, though it feels like ages ago. As I’m sure I won’t be taking any “doorscursions” for some time,…

Friendly Friday: In Transit

I enjoyed looking through my old photos to find my contribution to the fun Friendly Friday Photo Challenge.  Each week, a new topic is set by one of the hosts, Sandy or Amanda.  Once the topic is posted, we have a week to create a post featuring one photo or a group of photos based on the…

Thursday Doors: Venice, Italy Finale Photos

The following photos are my contribution to Thursday Doors, a door-lovers group hosted by Norm Frampton. ~~ Today’s door post is the last one (at least for now) of my family’s incredible trip to Venice, Italy back in January 2020.  During this time of lockdown, I have enjoyed immensely reliving this time of travel. Here are…

Friendly Friday: Pink from Around the World

Thanks to Sheree, I recently discovered the Friendly Friday Photo Challenge.  Each week, a new topic is set by one of the hosts, Sandy or Amanda.  Once the topic is posted, we have a week to create a post featuring one photo or a group of photos based on the topic.  This week, the challenge is hosted…

Thursday Doors: St. Mark’s Basilica, Venice

The following photos are my contribution to Thursday Doors, a door-lovers group hosted by Norm Frampton. ~~ For my door-post this week, I’m featuring the famous St. Mark’s Basilica which is one of the most visited sights in Venice. The cathedral has a long, interesting history.  A church was built on this spot in 832 to…

Thursday Doors: Basilica di Santa Maria Della Salute in Venice.

The following photos are my contribution to Thursday Doors, a door-lovers group hosted by Norm Frampton. ~~ This week’s door post is from an excursion to the Basilica di Santa Maria Della Salute in Venice.  The Salute, as it’s called by the locals, is an impressive domed Baroque church.  It’s located on a narrow strip of…

Thursday Doors: The Alleyways of Venice

The following photos are my contribution to Thursday Doors, a door-lovers group hosted by Norm Frampton. ~~ Venice never quite seems real, but rather an ornate film set suspended on the water. – Frida Giannini This week’s door post is a continuation from a family trip to Venice, Italy in January 2020. Walking through the maze-like…

Thursday Doors: Along the Canals in Venice

The following photos are my contribution to Thursday Doors, a door-lovers group hosted by Norm Frampton. ~~ I will never forget experiencing Venice for the first time. It feels like you are transported to another time – the art, music, food, and pure romance in the air is like no other place. – Elizabeth Berkley As I…

Thursday Doors: First Day in Venice

The following photos are my contribution to Thursday Doors, a door-lovers group hosted by Norm Frampton. ~~ This is my second installment of doors my family and I discovered on a trip to Venice, Italy back in January 2020. For the first full day of our adventure, we found an eclectic collection of doors.  I hope you…

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…

Thursday Doors: Across the Arno River

The following photos are my contribution to Thursday Doors, a door-lovers group hosted by Norm Frampton. ~~ For the sixth week in a row, my post features doors from Florence, Italy. My family and I found these beautiful arch top doors when wandering through the neighborhoods on the other side of the Arno River from the…