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Monochrome Monday: The Colonnades

St. Peter’s Square (Vatican City) is surrounded by semi-round colonnades. Designed by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, each side of the colonnades consists of four rows of columns with total of 284 columns. 89 more words

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I Get Grumpy at the End of a Day...

It’s always a pleasure to meet new authors, and I am specially proud to to entertain Emma Mooney today. She has recently had her first book published by… 1,160 more words

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Outrage! TOPLESS FEMEN PROTESTERS DESECRATE CRUCIFIXES IN ST. PETER'S SQUARE!!

Three members of the feminist protest group Femen took to Saint Peter’s Square yesterday in criticism of Pope Francis’ upcoming visit to the European Parliament. Dressed only in black leather miniskirts, the three got down on all fours and simulated anal sex with wooden crucifixes until the police carried them off. 174 more words

The Square That is Really a Circle

St. Peter’s *Square* is really a circle of colonnades designed by Bernini in the 1600′s.   It is only a square in the sense of a meeting and gathering place.  80 more words

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Visiting the Vatican

Our trip to Italy had started on some high notes – a Sunday soccer match and a great first meal.  After a deep, long, wonderful, jet lag induced sleep, our Monday in Rome got off to a planned later day start.  686 more words

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