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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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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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HAPPY BIRTHDAY VENICE – BUON COMPLEANNO VENEZIA

HAPPY BIRTHDAY VENICE – BUON COMPLEANNO VENEZIA Tomorrow, 25 April, Venice will celebrate its 1598th birthday. https://fineartamerica.com/featured/venezia-pamela-allegretto.html For an interesting article, I encourage you to read; A Short Introduction to the Complicated History of Venice at: https://www.theveniceinsider.com/introduction-history-venice/#comment-55476 In this acrylic … Continue reading

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IL PRIMO SETTEMBRE/SEPTEMBER FIRST

by Luciano Somma  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. … Continue reading

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New England Waterfall

  New England Waterfall Connecticut is a plein air artist’s paradise. In addition to the vibrant hues that dominate the fall landscape, an explosion of pink, yellow, violet, and rose proclaim spring. The first time I painted this waterfall in … Continue reading

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Fall In New England

Painting Fall Colors In New England Even though I am not too keen on painting en plein air, this scene was impossible to resist.  Of course, as I often do, I had to add my own spin, in this case, … Continue reading

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Waterfall At East Hampton

What is it about waterfalls that attracts people?  I mean, all they are is water running over rocks.  So what’s the big deal?  For me, the attraction is the power of the water, the force of nature, if you will.   … Continue reading

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