Rewatching a movie to see Venice

Mama and I have been missing Venice desperately. Unbeknownst to each other, we’ve each been reading books featuring Venice lately. Our home is a shrine of art and photos from our special trips, but it’s nearly five years since we’ve been. Homesick for the beautiful, magical city that brought Mama back to life after a…

A Venetian perspective

This gorgeous shot of Venice appeared on my Facebook feed and brightened my day. It was shared by one of my Italian friends that I met on our special trip to Venice. Today’s #OneGoodThing was this Venetian perspective! Thanks for sharing, Silvio! Day 119 of 365. And Day 850 in a row (here’s the first 366 & the following 365)! 1 year…

Venetian memory lane

Tonight we got to share our Venetian travel adventures with our friends Bonnie and Phil, who will be traveling to Venice, Italy in a couple of weeks. Having spent some very special time there together, Mama and I enjoyed sharing our memories, maps, photos, art and treasures! We also got to recommend our Top 5…

By the grace of Goldberg

Tonight the Nosy Parker family celebrated Mama’s miraculous milestone with some very dear friends. With the help of our friend Lisa and her incredible rose garden, I turned our backyard into an enchanted garden. And, of course, there were lots of peacocks — from the tablecloth I found on etsy to the peacock napkins I created…

Top 5 in Venice, Italy

Today’s post is dedicated to friends with the incredible fortune of traveling to Venice, Italy this summer. The Nosy Parker family has spent a lot of time in Venice — it is like a home away from home for us. A college friend of mine is there on her honeymoon now, and as I perused…

Venetian travel fantasies

Today’s #OneGoodThing was seeing this gorgeous photo of Venice on Facebook. This stunning view was captured by our friend Davide Venier, owner of La Mela Verde, the best gelato shop in Venice! This photo truly makes me heartsick for our beloved Venezia, a magical city that brought mama back to life and felt like home.…

Imagining myself in Venice

I just love this photo!!! I’ve been imagining myself sitting there on the ledge with the dog and enjoying this glorious view of Venice all day. This photo was one of the first posts I saw on Facebook today. My friend Silvio, who I met through some other friends during a very special trip to…