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HAPPY BIRTHDAY VENICE – BUON COMPLEANNO VENEZIA

Today Venice celebrates its 1600th birthday. “Truly such is the stupendous glory of it, that at my first entrance it did amaze or rather ravish my senses.” Thomas Coryat As soon as this pandemic is behind us, I hope to … Continue reading

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HAPPY SPRING

“RED AND ORANGE FLOWERS” I know, it’s a boring title. But at the time when I did this painting, I was bored. I took an artist’s still life workshop, and to my dismay, the subject was a boring, colorless vase with faded … Continue reading

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“FESTA DEL PAPÀ”

Oggi in italia, ci festeggiamo la Festa del Papà. È la Festa di San Giuseppe, per chi si chiede come sia nata questa giornata particolare agli italiani. Pertanto, mando il mio amore nell’universo e spero che raggiunga mio caro papà. … Continue reading

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SAX SEX

Today is International Saxophone Day. Yes, that’s really a “Day!” It seems International Saxophone Day is celebrated on November 6th of each year in remembrance of Antoine-Joseph (Adolphe) Sax, the inventor of the saxophone. Adolphe Sax was born on November … Continue reading

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IL PRIMO SETTEMBRE / SEPTEMBER FIRST (Encore)

On this first day of September, I felt it appropriate to share the poem SEPTEMBER FIRST written by Luciano Somma. As in all of Luciano’s poetry, we feel the sentimental spirit of one of Italy’s foremost poets. I am always … Continue reading

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FESTA DEL REDENTORE – Venezia

  The Festa del Redentore, one of the most important traditional events in Venice, commemorates the end of the plague of the 16th century. The annual celebration takes place during the weekend of the third Sunday of July. Between 1575 and … Continue reading

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PRIDE BOUQUET   

PRIDE BOUQUET celebrates all my friends and family in the LBGTQ community. I wanted my flowers to have a party on my canvas where everyone’s invited. Cheers to you all for being who you are. I love every one of … Continue reading

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DAY LILY

Although the ability to identify most flowers by their proper name eludes me, and my lack of floristic knowledge is often times manifested when for example, I paint rose leaves on a daisy. Still, I like to paint flowers and will … Continue reading

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SUNSHINE BLOGGER AWARD

I have been nominated by accomplished, award-winning author, Angela Petch, for the SUNSHINE BLOGGER AWARD. What an uplifting title with a joyful icon. On these last days of winter, who isn’t ready for sunflowers?! Cheers to Mother Earth for bestowing … Continue reading

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LOVES ME – LOVES ME NOT

  Happy Valentine’s Day to all you wonderful friends old and new. I am deeply grateful for your friendship and support. I wish you all a day filled with joy and good health.  

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YOGA AT SUNRISE

 YOGA AT SUNRISE I enjoy using a calligraphy styled, disconnected-line technique that allows the viewer’s eye to fill in the spaces. Yoga in the morning is a fabulous way to start the day with a calm, positive attitude. This 8”X10” … Continue reading

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PRIDE BOUQUET

  PRIDE BOUQUET celebrates all my friends and family in the LBGTQ community. I wanted my flowers to have a party on my canvas where everyone’s invited. Cheers to you all for being who you are. I love every one … Continue reading

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FAMILY UNITY

FAMILY UNITY  Infants, toddlers, ALL children belong with their parents and should not be used as tools for racist, hateful politicians. We are all children of Mother Earth and we should have no room in our lives for bigotry or … Continue reading

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DANCE FEVER 2

DANCE FEVER 2 Whenever I get painter’s block (that’s what I call it when my mind hits a snag, and I can’t come up with a subject for my next painting) I revert to what I call fun art. I … Continue reading

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NEW ENGLAND COVERED BRIDGE

NEW ENGLAND COVERED BRIDGE When we first moved to Connecticut, I became fascinated by the multitude of charming covered bridges scattered across the state. I understand the covered bridge craze abounds throughout all of New England. A few years ago, I … Continue reading

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