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From the moment we crossed the first bridge, we followed the signs toward the Rialto Bridge and San Marco. Obviously, by my past posts, we did stop places along the way, shopping and sightseeing as we plodded along. Our main goal was to reach what everyone said we had to see. The Rialto Bridge is …

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As you follow the signs to the Rialto Bridge and Saint Mark’s Basilica, you’ll definitely pass a small square with the Scuola Grande di San Rocco, the Chiesa (church) of San Rocco, and a da Vinci Museum. Now, I can’t comment on the da Vinci museum other than the understanding we had from the description …

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When you cross that first bridge in Venice, La chiesa di San Nicola da Tolentino is at the opposite side of a small square across from the German consulate. The temple facade caught our eye, so we decided to investigate and boy, am I glad we did! La chiesa di San Nicola da Tolentino translates …

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To be honest, I don’t know how to give a specific rating for this movie. I keep thinking of Robin Williams in Dead Poets Society saying, “How do you rate poetry?” I’m not saying this movie is poetry, but it’s just something I can’t assign a specific number of stars. That said, I liked Love …

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A huge thank you to November’s Ask the Author victim Joana Starnes She has been a great guest and now it’s time to announce the lucky winner of one of Joana’s fabulous books! Congratulations Jennifer Joy! Please join us next month when our  Ask the Author guest for December will be  J. Dawn King! Call …

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I have a confession to make. I usually organise the questions and email them to the author on Saturday morning. I have sent them out late, but never completely forgotten–until Saturday!  Fortunately, Joana copied all of your questions and answered them because she’s a star! Thank you so much, Joana!  Don’t forget to leave a …

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It’s November already! This year is flying by so quickly. I’m not ready for December yet and it’s swiftly approaching. Nonetheless, it is November, which means it’s time for another Ask the Author! So, who is our guest this month? Well, I had a request for the lovely and amiable Joana Starnes to be a …

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