From Venice to Florence

From Venice to Florence

My answer to this graffiti is, of course, that you can’t hang a tourists’ head on your wall as a trophy.  This “artist” was one of the first to greet us in Florence once we left Venice. And while it may be funny to see your name (tourist)...
The Gulf at Perdido Pass

The Gulf at Perdido Pass

Mr. CoziNest and I had a real treat today. We’ve been at a business conference for the last 5 days, which was a lot of fun for moi, but work for him. Once our bellman had loaded all of our luggage, cooler, beach toys and briefcases into the car, we decided to...
Venezia, My First Italian Love

Venezia, My First Italian Love

I’ve found my first Italian love. It is Venezia. With a dwindling population of only 60,000, we could have missed this island off the northeast coast of Italy. But, thank goodness we chose to spend 3 days there. While in Rome, (story to come later) my wish in...
Giorno Felice Della Madre

Giorno Felice Della Madre

Happy Mother’s Day to all moms! But, especially to my mom and to my mom-in-love. I am a very blessed woman. I have a mom and a mother-in-law that I love dearly. They both have characteristics that fulfill my own aspirations of being a good mom and someday...
Flashbacks to York, England

Flashbacks to York, England

Today was a little chilly and misty and reminded me of York, England. The day we were there in November was just like this, so I’m having flashbacks. What better way to soothe the “I wish I were there,” doldrums than looking back over the pictures. I...