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…

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…

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…

Thursday Door: The Duomo in Italy

It’s so nice to be back after the holiday break, to participate with friends over at Thursday Doors, a door-lovers group hosted by Norm Frampton. ~~ This past Sunday, my family and I returned from an incredible trip romping around Italy.  The long hours on four separate bus rides, the first one lasting a whopping 12…