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May Day, A Look Back

REFLECTIONS AS I CREATED THE JOURNAL AND AFTER I was in the middle of the  A-to-Z challenge last year when I stumbled upon the International Fake Journal Month, and “met” Roz Stendahl.  I wished I had seen it before the … Continue reading

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IFJM 30: Rome, Our Last Day

April 30 From my journal:  “Hard to believe it is our last day.  We thought to go to Vatican City, but we saw the lines and decided, another trip. . .  and back to Castel Sant’ Angelo, or the Roman … Continue reading

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IFJM 29: Genoa to Rome, A Slow Drive on the Coast

April 29 From my journal:  “Last day in Genoa, and we wandered into the Mercato Orientale . . . a well-kept tourist secret.  We wandered the stalls, bought more chocolate (we ate what we bought in Nice — oops!), bought … Continue reading

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IFJM 28: Genoa, the Painted City

April 28 From my journal:  “Genoa, a key city in the novel.  The colors of the city are like Pompei, bright almost garish painted facades.  So many influences . . .  Arab? Roman?  We haven’t had enough time as we … Continue reading

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IFJM 27: Highway 101 in Italy

April 27 From my journal: “The yum shop! Breakfast of brioche + yummies + cheese.” “Another day of pure vacation as we head to Genoa . . . one of our takeaways brings us to remembering Eddie Izzard talking about … Continue reading

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IFJM 26: Nice! I Fell in Love Again!

April 26 From my journal: “Everything is so close.  It took no time to get to Nice, and we decided to stay close to the water all the way to Genoa.  I had us stop at the train station, where … Continue reading

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IFJM 25: Old Port, and Being Tourists in Marseille

April 25 From my journal:  “Poked around Old Port, because this was a possible place E & M could be.  We shopped, finally, for gifts for Ruth and Family: soaps, chocolate.” “Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.” … Continue reading

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