Friday, July 10, 2009

Hmm, I'm Torn ...

... Torn between posting a pretty bunch of flowers and calling it Friday Fleurish, or running with Venerdi in Venice. Venerdi is Italian for Friday. {Where there's a will, there's a way.}

Venice won.

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  1. Venice is kind of a winning spot, I understand. I'm experiencing a terrible attack of wanderlust these days, and it looks like there will be no trip this year. So I'll dream of our gondola ride, with Hugh at the helm!

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  2. A nice choice although now I am curious what Friday Fleurish would look like. I think I will call Fridays that from now on. Now, any gentlemen readers out there care to send a bouquet or two ... ;)

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  3. Petrea: head down south and I will introduce you to all the little coastal communities here. Okay - it's not exaclty Venice or Paris, but this area has a charm of it's own!

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  4. Yes, it's hard not to give it to Venice. Lovely. And I adore the Italian handwriting in the background.

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  5. Cali! A photo! Now I can see what you...

    Will you wear a carnation in your hair?

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  6. Petrea ~ thanks again for adding Hugh into the mix - I dream of our gondola ride often!

    Cali ~ consider next Friday 'booked'! And that's a wanderful idea to help Petrea work off some wanderlust. Wish I could come too!

    Margaret ~ finally, my Italian pocket travel dictionary came in handy again. ;)

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  7. Shell: I love your new profile! Looks like my hair before I straighten it. It would be great to show you and Petrea the sights in my neck of the woods. Had a nice long walk on the beach today. Beautiful weather!


    Petrea: LOL! I think I will wear a violet rose - just so you will know it's me. When I met Phx in Paris she asked me to turn around as this used to be my FB photo! Believe me, this IS my best side!

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  8. Good choice Shell! Very enticing sketching too!

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  9. As far as I am concerned, even if I never refuse flowers, Venice will always be my favorite !!
    And a balcony in Venice is even better, thank you !!

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  10. Well, TGIV!
    Seems to be a consensus here: Venice it is! And I would SO love to meet all of you there! (After enjoying ourselves in Venice, we would of course move on to Paris and join up with Eric & Co.)
    Shell -- love this drawing with the words in Italian behind it—especially like that the first two words are "dolce vita!"

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  11. Cali ~ I thought our lion was too cute to retire straight away, so he's my profile for a brief while at least!

    MmeB ~ I had a feeling Venice would get the thumbs up. ;)

    Marylène ~ And even better: flowers while in Venice!

    Alexa ~ that's a lovely itinerary! BTW, there's a beautiful cafe in Brisbane called La Dolce Vita, owned by an Italian family - frescoed walls, marble counters, Italian cakes and fantastic coffee. It feels a teensy bit like being in Italy when there.

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  12. You have such beautiful drawings.. I love your blog. Its rare to find one without photos and still looks very good..

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  13. Hi, Turquoise Diaries ~ I'm glad you enjoyed popping in - thank you!

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