Two Weeks in London

We spent two weeks in London. During our second Monday in London, Ben joined us so that all four of us were together. WORSHIPING IN LONDON Our first Sunday in London, the three of us worshiped at Westminster Abbey, which was obviously an Anglican service. Instead of...

Our Second Week in Florence

Our second week in Florence was filled with fun. My Commedia dell’ Arte class continued with various exercises in improvising the masked characters we used. It is fascinating to recognize these Commedia characters appear in popular culture, whether by...

Weekend Visit to Venice

In the middle of our two-week stay in Florence, we went by train to Venice for the weekend. It was beautiful as usual. St. Mark’s Square was alive at night with music and light. St. Mark’s Basilica: Are those really the bones of St. Mark himself buried...

Enjoying Florence

We arrived in Florence on Saturday, July 17. Our flight from Paris to Florence was smooth, with two exceptions. The second was that our flight, after we had boarded, was delayed about 30 minutes, which was no real problem. The first was related to how I pack. I think...

About to Leave Paris for Florence

We have had a great time in Paris! Since my last blog we moved to a different part of the city, not far from the Eiffel Tower. On Sunday we worshipped at the American Church of Paris where our guest preacher and friend Tina Blair used to serve as a pastor as well as...