Monthly Archives: March 2013

Happy Easter!

The cupola designed by Michelangeloat St. Peter’s Basilica.I was blessed that I was there and took this picture on March 5th, 2013.

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Reflections of Rome…in Pictures

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Stendhal/Florence Syndrome

An ex lover once said to me, “I can’t believe you are real.”  Without getting too much into it, we were complete opposites of each other.  Not knowing what he meant at the time, I only responded with a look.  … Continue reading

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La Dolce Vita

I miss waking up at the Hotel Demetra in Rome.  I miss being greeted on my way to breakfast by the smiling Lorenzo.  I liked the way he stood up from his desk, tall, when saying “Buon giorno!” I also … Continue reading

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Amore…

When I woke up this morning, I remembered terrible, stressful dreams from the night before.  I knew it’s because I didn’t want to leave Italy as it’s my last day here.  I woke up terribly sad, as I often do … Continue reading

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When in Rome…

I have been out all day spending 5 hours straight on my feet to tour the ancient city center of the Roman Forum.  The site was much larger than you can imagine, and I was in awe, once again.  The … Continue reading

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Viva Italia!

The weather in Rome on Wednesday, yesterday, was awful.  My umbrella flipped over many times as it was VERY windy, and for a minute I thought that I was in Chicago.  As miserable and cold as it was, without having … Continue reading

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Enter, Rome. Exit, Sinner.

My head is spinning right now.  I have been in a whirlwind.  I flew in yesterday, and as soon as I checked into my hotel, I went immediately to the Trevi Fountain.  What I realized is that one cannot take … Continue reading

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