A Phoneographic Philm Noir

This is the week in October where the third Monday resides, and you know what that means, right? A Phoneography Challenge in BLACK and WHITE. What is it about B&W photography that draws us… Continue reading

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Under Doctor’s Orders: Deggia — A Llama and the Virgin Mary

One of the benefits of undergoing water therapy to rid myself of a skin disorder is that the magical H2O flows down from the Brenta Dolomites in the Trentino Alto Adige region of… Continue reading

Under Doctor’s Orders: Eat, Drink and Soak

It’s been exactly seven days since I drove up to the wide circular drive fronting the entrance to the Grand Hotel Terme (GHT), a four-star, superior-rated spa-and-wellness facility located inside the tranquil park-like… Continue reading

Under Doctor’s Orders: Lago di Molveno

If you’re joining this “string” late, let me bring you quickly up to speed. I’m undergoing two weeks of water therapy at the Terme di Comano to treat a skin disorder that’s been nagging… Continue reading

Under Doctor’s Orders: Terme di Comano

Honesty is the best policy, right? Well, truth be told, the only reason that I’m sorta-kinda on vacation is that I’ve been sent packing to Terme di Comano (TdC) for two weeks by… Continue reading

A Phoneographic Genuflect

My area code here in Italy is 0444, and it’s where I’m phoning in on my iPhone 5 the narrative and frames for this week’s Phoneography Challenge: MACRO. I’m standing outside Vicenza’s Cathedral… Continue reading

Infinitely Framed

This week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge has us focusing on the INFINITE. It’s a focal length that I especially like to capture when I’m out and about with my gear looking for unique… Continue reading

Red October Pizza: The Jon Jay

It took extra innings to get it done, but the St. Louis Cardinals opened the Major League Baseball (MLB) National League Championship Series (NLDS) with a 3-2 win Friday over the visiting Los… Continue reading

Red October Pizza: The David Freese

Win or go home. That’s what was on the minds of the home team St. Louis Cardinals and the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates as they took the field inside Busch Stadium on Wednesday for… Continue reading

Time for an Oil Change

Don’t let the title of this post fool you. This is not automotive in any way, nor does it have anything to do with me changing brands of virgin olive oil. Sorry to mislead,… Continue reading