Monthly Archives: June 2016

Three Dollar Therapy Worked!

Three Dollar Therapy Worked! Tuesday is $3 Therapy Day.  I have concluded that any major traveling I do in the future needs to end by Tuesday afternoon.  I have been vocal in the past about the challenge of re-entry after … Continue reading

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Missed the plane by 5 minutes!

Missed the plane by 5 minutes! Greetings from a hotel in Toronto, Canada. I just added another destination to my trip. It is 4:30am here, but my body and my brain are convinced that it is 10:30am (the time it … Continue reading

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Wait Staff Friends and Too Much Church

Wait Staff Friends! (…and too much church!) It was just the second time there, but I was treated as if I had become a regular. This was at one of the many outdoor restaurants on Dante street filled with people … Continue reading

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It All Worked!

It all worked! I got the right bus, got on the right train (some confusion on the destination listed but asked the right person), arrived in Milan, found my way to the subway ticket counter, got on the right train … Continue reading

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No English. German? Yes!

No English. German? Yes! It was a great moment for me. I went into a small café for the Meusli and yogurt listed in the board as a morning option. I started as usual with “English?” She “No.” Then she … Continue reading

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Nightmare Became a Reality!

Nightmare became reality! I couldn’t believe it. I got off the bus at the stop the driver said was the right one, the one closest to my hotel. I turned on the roaming on my phone and put the hotel … Continue reading

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Too Many Tourists!

Too Many Tourists! I pretty much bailed this afternoon. I went to St. Mark’s Plaza today. There were people by the thousands. It was hot, the lines for main tourist attractions were blocks long. I went through the national museum … Continue reading

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Lisbon?

Two New Friends Now I need to visit Lisbon, Portugal.  (Maybe combine it with a visit to my Camino Kid, Laida, who lives in Northern Spain.)  I asked a couple next to me at a typical Venetian stage performance (opera … Continue reading

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Water, Water, Everywhere!

Water, Water, Everywhere! It must be Venice! What a strange place. The main mode of transportation is water busses or taxis. Other than that, feet are the primary mode of movement. Gondolas are for romantic excursions through the narrow waterways … Continue reading

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What a Sweet Gesture!

What a Sweet Gesture! I stood in the back of the church this morning. I was walking by on my way to the information office in Ravenna and there was a church nearby. As usual, I walked in to see … Continue reading

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