Tag Archives: Italy

Tuscany Vase

Original photo taken with iPhone 6. If it wasn’t so tricky to drive in Tuscany I would spend every vacation in a four-wheeled vehicle driving through Italy. One needs to observe the rules of the road (different in the USA), and … Continue reading

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A Great Painting Lesson

Tuscany Farmhouse I photographed a farmhouse last spring while driving though Radda in Tuscany, Italy. This section of the farmhouse is now housing chickens and it suggests a slightly abandoned, yet once beautiful, appeal. Lucky chickens!   This weekend I … Continue reading

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Cinque Terre

I decided to work on Yupo paper again but this time I attempted a landscape of a small town.  IMHO, I think Yupo lends itself to more free-flowing subject matter (see my last few posts).  While I am less pleased … Continue reading

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Ode to Tuscany and my husband’s 69th birthday

After celebrating our oldest grandson’s Bar Mitzvah in Jerusalem last spring with 16 family members, my husband and I rented a car and drove through Tuscany, Italy.  A favorite walled city was Luca.  Most European hotels include breakfast and the … Continue reading

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