Saturday, July 8, 2023

Still in a Florence mood

View from our apartment terrace when
I stayed in Florence the first time
I exhibited at the Florence Biennale.
There was a church right against
our building, and that's the Duomo
in the distance.
Barbara Muir © 2009

I just read a delicious post to Steven about a wonderful dinner we had
on our first visit to Florence in 2009 for the Florence Biennale. The
fabulous experiences we had there are vivid in my memory.  I considered
going to the Biennale again this year, but a fragile job situation meant
that I couldn't easily afford the hefty fees -- for exhibiting, transporting
work of any size, air fair for us, and staying in the city during the

Do I think the expenses of exhibiting and travelling are worth it?
Yes.  If I could. I would.  The photo today is of the view from the
terrace at the apartment we rented for the first Biennale.

Have a loving your life day.

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