Overflowing.

There are times in your life when beauty shines undeniably around you, and there are times when you find it in something as simple as moss between stones. And then there are the times it flows up, spilling out of your very self, as though you become one with the...

Laughter in Hallowed Places.

 A special month is engraved now in my heart and mind. Every month is special, of course, but the blessings of time in this city have once again charmed and enthralled me.I leave with so many wonderful memories of time with my daughter and husband, too many to try to...

Gorillas in the Mists of Venice

What’s that? There in the fog? Look closely, that way, in the near distance, a movement, a murmur, the wildlife stirs. Oh, that’s us. We’re shooting a film here sans the rest of our crew. The whole big scene, assistants, grips, FX team, assistant directors, catering,...

Cities of Lace and Glass.

  Though I have visited both islands many times, today was the first time I’ve visited the museums on Murano and Burano, two unique places that share the lagoon surrounding Venice.On Murano, which has produced some of the world’s most fabulous glass, the Museo...