Red October Pizza: The Matt Carpenter

If you’re a fan of Major League Baseball (MLB), you’re either one of the lucky ticket holders in the stands or, like me, a less fortunate glued to the one-eyed monster (TV, computer,… Continue reading

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What’s Burning Tonight: Bigoli al Ragù d’Anatra

I’ve mentioned this before, but it’s worth repeating. You’ve not truly experienced Vicenza, Italy until you’ve sat down at the table and savored a traditional pasta dish of BIGOLI (BEE-goh-lee) in some fashion. These thick,… Continue reading

Street Phoneography: Going Postal

Like Jack Reacher, author Lee Child’s fictional one-man wrecking crew, I’ve decided to get my hands a bit dirty, but not bruised, for this week’s Phoneographic Challenge by taking the blinders off and venturing… Continue reading

Saturated Summer Sojourns

For me, one of the best parts of going on vacation is returning home, downloading all of the photographs I took and getting straight to work sorting through the frames: deleting some, adjusting… Continue reading

Caption the Moment #3

“Five-pea in the side pocket.”

Phoneographing My Way to Paradise

Just around the corner from Piazza dei Signori, Vicenza’s main square, and right across the way from my hat shop, Palladio Cappelleria, is Ristorante-Pizzeria Al Paradiso, a reasonably priced eatery in the centro… Continue reading

La Rua: Until Next Year

Just last week I posted a blog on La Rua, Vicenza’s symbolic “wheel of fortune,” that has been “spinning for almost 600 years. If you missed that post, just click HERE. Sadly, today… Continue reading

Lines to Patterns: In Gray, Sepia and Living Color

With just the right angle of light, lines cast shadows revealing parallel shapes that add an additional dimension to the subject being framed by the lens. Taking it a step further, removing color… Continue reading

Caption the Moment #2

“99 bottles of wine on the wall…”

What’s burning Tonight: Grilled Pork Loin, Peppers and Pomodorini

I’m not much of a meat eater, but what little I do consume it’s always from the thinnest cuts possible. I had a craving for something of the four-legged variety that just wouldn’t… Continue reading