Do you hear the bells?

"Leann. Your phone is going off." "Huh?" She said groggily. "That's not my phone." This morning, our last in Venice before flying to the city of lights, started with the familiar sound of bells faintly chiming. I mistook them for the alarm set on the phone and woke up my…

Levata del sole a Venezia

Play this while reading: I'll follow the sun As the day draws to a close in the states a new one is starting in Venice. To my friends back home I offer these pictures to inspire your tomorrow dreams. I've had a goal for a long time to see the…

5:38 AM – A Morning Smoke

Some people wake up and fumble for the snooze button. Part gift, part curse, I never set, or need, an alarm. I wake up around the same time every day, regardless of when I went to bed. My circadian rhythm is more steadfast than Edward Snowden looking for his next…