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Our Bell Boy

Our Bell Boy, Raymundo, was not a boy at all but a full-grown man. He was a small, that is to say, short man, of slight build and weathered oak complexion. 2,210 more words


Two Little Trips to Florence

What: Two trips to Florence
When: September 2013 and November 2016
Distance from home: 751 miles
Length of adventure: A night each time

Details:  We have been to Florence twice – the first time was part of a larger European adventure in France and Italy the second time was at the end of our short trip to Tuscany last year. 173 more words



Click here to hear this 100-second poem read aloud:https://anelephantcant.files.wordpress.com/2017/02/20170217_153407.mp3


this poet can’t possibly define beauty
I am not sure if anyone can
what makes the heart sing… 195 more words


The Secrets of Michelangelo's David

How much do you think you know about Michelangelo’s David? Oh sure, you’ve seen countless pictures of the famous statue on the internet, TV or in books. 861 more words

Forgotten History

Dennis and Kimberly's Excellent and Epic European Adventure, Day 15

Jan. 26, 2016: Naples to Florence

Having passed the midpoint of our tour at approximately midnight last night, we get up early this morning and start packing for the next leg. 1,563 more words


David in Mexico

When I was nineteen years old, I was an Army private stationed in Darmstadt, Germany. Desert Storm had us all on lockdown, and with Christmas coming up, my boss at the time, Chaplain Mike Suttle, strategized a back-door way to get some of of us lower-enlisted soldiers off-post without having to take official leave. 359 more words


Florence: you took my breath away 

After three very full days in Rome we moved on to Florence. The train ride there went pretty well because the girls took a nice nap. 313 more words