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Escaping the Crowds: Top 5 Things To Do In Venice

Venice. The name alone conjures images of gondola rides, movie romances, endless canals and unparalleled architecture. It also brings to mind memories of thousands of tourists, pushing through crowds to get to school and expensive price tags for hotels. 1,019 more words

Cypress Hike: St. Mark's Summit Along Howe Sound Crest Trail

Went on my first real hike of the year, and summer’s almost over. Will it be my last? Quite possibly, although I do like hiking. 317 more words



On the way to Venice we stopped in Verona for lunch. We walked past Verona Arena, a Roman amphitheatre built in 30 AD. It’s still used as a concert venue today and some pretty big acts play there, from Alicia Keys to Pink Floyd and One Direction. 394 more words

Tinfoil Wedding Plans -part 70

     Sandy was good to her word and Bryan filled the five minute wait chatting with Mary Beth. “You know, I have a son about your age,” she said. 936 more words


Florence Writers Reading: "Paradoxa" by SACI's Creative Writing instructor, Lee Foust, March 17 at 7:30pm

Florence Writers Reading:


by SACI’s Creative Writing instructor, Lee Foust

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 7:30pm

Para = against, doxos = teaching.
A series of prose poems that explain why everything you’ve been taught is wrong—accompanied by drums, sounds, and music. 26 more words

Art Exhibitions & Events In Florence

Travel: Venice and Croatia part 1

It’s been a little while since I lasted added some content to the blog here, but after this last week I could add a dozen posts and still just scratch the surface of all the incredible experiences I had on my first travel break. 1,499 more words

Tattoos and Piercings in the Workplace

45 million Americans have at least one tattoo. Thirty years ago, 1 in 100 people in the United States had tattoos that number has now increased to 1 in 10 Americans having at least one tattoo. 647 more words