Tag Archives: Florence

Time To Split

Still in the southern Irish farmhouse, for about another month, until August 23rd. The weather continues to be quite variable, with more fog recently, alternating with bright sunshine and sometimes very pretty summer weather. A succession of other Airbnb guests … Continue reading

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Bonus Views (Florence Part III)

Still in Ireland, sitting in this rustic farmhouse with intermittent rain outside and a wind that almost never stops.  I’ve lived on the coast for almost half my life, and never been where the wind so rarely paused.  I try … Continue reading

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A City With A View (Florence Part II)

Ok, time to knuckle down and post the other half of the Florence trip.  Or maybe the second third.  We’ll see how far I get. I am currently in southern Ireland, near the town of Kinsale, staying here with “American … Continue reading

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Of Grits Half Kissed

After my week in Rome, my next destination was Florence, a city that for my money begins and ends with A Room With A View, my favorite movie of all time. (And a pretty good book, too, though the book … Continue reading

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