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Pane e Salame and Mastro Ciccia Frame Bernini Day in Rome

You might say it was a risk entrusting me to plan our trip to Rome (and then on to Venice).  I had been to Venice for one day, and Rome never – and Therese had visited Venice many times and … Continue reading

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MACRO, Galleria Borghese and Ristorante Il Viaggio in Rome

Over our first three days in Rome, we covered all the ultra-touristy attractions: we rode the Hop-on, Hop-off bus, and saw the Colosseum and the Sistine Chapel (and the Vatican Museums).  With that under our belt, it was time to … Continue reading

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Glazed Gourmet Doughnuts and Cupcake DownSouth Charleston Vegan Sweets

Since I first started coming to Charleston, one of the continuing questions in my mind is where to find good vegan desserts in the city.  There is Black Bean Co. on King Street that reliably carries vegan and gluten free … Continue reading

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Eglise Saint-Thomas Strasbourg and Shnockeloch Restaurant

My mission during the days I spent in Strasbourg was two-fold.  On the one hand, I was exploring the city, experiencing its cultural and historic richness.  On the other hand, since I was doing this on my own, while Therese … Continue reading

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Musee des Beaux Arts in Strasbourg and Lunch at Le Kyoto

Tuesday in Strasbourg meant for me another day to explore on my own, while poor Therese continued the workshop with her customer (admittedly, that workshop was what brought us to France, so I can’t complain too loudly about it, although … Continue reading

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Sakura Matsuri Cherry Blossom Festival at Brooklyn Botanical Garden

Before moving from New York City to Charleston, it was my hope to do some of the things I had never done before in New York.  Attending the Cherry Blossom Festival, in Japanese “Sakura Matsuri“, at the Brooklyn Botanical Garden, … Continue reading

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Saturday Culinary Village Charleston Wine & Food Festival

It may seem strange at this late date to be reaching back into my log of unwritten posts, all the way to last May, to write today – when there are numerous subjects to write about from July’s visit to … Continue reading

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