A Year to Remenber

This was a year that we shall all remenber.  The color theme of the Christmas decorations was blue. But the decorations were plentiful, with blue lights projected on the facades of our beautiful palazzi. Somehow Christmas looked more dismal to me and less merry.  For all the bad things that happened, there was something good […]

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COVID Holidays

I’m of the impression that special care has been used for the Xmas decorations this year. Maybe to encourage us to do the usual holiday spending, or maybe just to cheer us up. But I see more lights, windows made as pretty as possible, and the city decorations hanged just so! It is enjoyable to […]

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The Season of Greetings is Here

Christmas holidays in Italy is not just the 25th, but we celebrate the 26 as well, St. Stephen Day, the one that in Canada is called Boxing Day. A lovely card from a first grader! The frenzy starts on the 24, with the last minute shopping. Stores are open until very late. Then, according to […]

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