I may be a bit biased, but I think of my dog Charlie as a work of art. He’s a beauty, not a beast. He’s very friendly and curious and loves going on walks around the city. While we were out the other day, we stopped for a break in the outer garden/courtyard of the Palazzo Comunale. Charlie was happy to sit in the sun … Continue reading The Art of Dogs
Some of you may have followed me to Italy from Utrecht, where I had my A Flamingo in Utrecht blog. Some of you may be new here and have noticed the link to that blog in the menu up top. Some might not have noticed at all. But that blog is currently up for a blog award/prize and though I don’t really work on it … Continue reading Please vote for me!
Looking through some old art history books resulted in a walk to the center to see some Renaissance sculpture. Continue reading Just Popping Out to See Some Renaissance Art
I find baby dolls a bit creepy, no matter the setting, but I LOVE a good bit of groin vaulting. All that and more inside Santa Maria dei Servi. Continue reading Inside Santa Maria dei Servi
Architecture arcade level unlocked! I finally got to see the fantastic courtyard at Santa Maria dei Servi. Continue reading Columns Galore at Santa Maria dei Servi
Today is my birthday. It’s also my parents’ wedding anniversary (I came along three years later.) It’s also International Women’s Day. So a pretty awesome day already! And this month the #DolceVitaBloggers theme is inspirational women. I’m a lifelong feminist and am inspired when I see any woman fighting against unjust restrictions or breaking out of out-dated boundaries, or just being awesome in general. I … Continue reading Inspirational Women: Montessori