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Happy birthday to me

Here is an overview of past birthdays since today is one such. Yes, it happened: in the early hours of today I got the best present that no money could buy. In the first half Luka Dončić scored 27 points, the same as all of the Suns combined. It only got worse (for the latter).Continue reading “Happy birthday to me”

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Day Nine & PPAC: Botanical Garden Corsini 1.

This botanical garden in Porto Ercole in the south of Tuscany is full of ghosts and now art too. My poem is about that. Today we look at the pictures first and the NaPoWriMo poem will follow. Orto botanico Corsini is the botanical garden in Porto Ercole some 20 minutes from me. Last August IContinue reading “Day Nine & PPAC: Botanical Garden Corsini 1.”

PPAC: Fanor Hernández in Rome 2.

Here is the second part of Fanor’s bronze statues as happened upon along the Appian Way in Rome six years ago. As you could see last week in part 1, this Columbian sculptor is very good at making bronze come to life. Today amore, his friend from work, our two dogs and I enter theContinue reading “PPAC: Fanor Hernández in Rome 2.”

Lens-Artists PC: Low light x3

When I first saw this week’s theme, set by our new host Sofia, I grumbled a little on the inside. Low light is when I put my camera away. But then I had an idea… First a quick note, for those who are counting: Today Slovenia won silver in ski-jumping team event! This is medalContinue reading “Lens-Artists PC: Low light x3”

Lens-Artists PC: Ups and downs

They say life needs to have its ups and downs, but over here with our visitors it’s been only up up up since Tuesday when they arrived. Let this post show that we look down too. This was our visitors’ last full day in Italy before Slovenia and all these ups and downs happened onContinue reading “Lens-Artists PC: Ups and downs”