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Piazza Mercanti, Milano, Italia via Instagram

January 22nd, 2019 Comments off

How does it feel to be surrounded by history every day? Share in the comments!

Piazza Mercanti, Milano, Italia via Instagram

Piazza Mercanti, Milano, Italia

From our September 2018 trip to see family and attend the SRN Conference.

Even with some buildings covered in scaffold and sheeting, this Piazza carries the weight and grandeur of its medieval origins.

After visiting Milano for a week, I wonder what it would feel like to be constantly reminded of history as you go about your normal life? Would you begin to ignore it or come to see it as something commonplace like so many of us do in our home cities. I would hope not, but I can guess they treat historic sculptures and buildings much like I treat the Hollywood Sign, film studios and Rodeo Drive. These are simply places that were always “there” and don’t cause or require any great contemplation.

We’ll be visiting another historic town in April — Oxford, England — and I’ll think more about this as I wander streets, churches and colleges that have hundreds of years of history. How do I see them differently than the locals? Or in similar ways? We shall see. 

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Hmm. A hidden message? via Instagram

January 21st, 2019 Comments off

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Hmm. A hidden message? via Instagram

Hmm. A hidden message?

Piazza Affari, Milano, Italia

More information this sculpture

From our September 2018 trip to see family and attend the SRN Conference.

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1930s Era Bas Relief, Piazza Affari, Milano, Italia via Instagram

January 20th, 2019 Comments off

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1930s Era Bas Relief, Piazza Affari, Milano, Italia via Instagram

1930s Era Bas Relief, Piazza Affari, Milano, Italia

From our September 2018 trip to see family and attend the SRN Conference.

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Piazza Duomo, Milano, Italy via Instagram

January 14th, 2019 Comments off

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Piazza Duomo, Milano, Italy

Piazza Duomo, Milano, Italy

From our September 2018 trip to see family and attend the SRN Conference. 

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First Starbucks in Italy – Piazza Cordusio, Milano, Italy via instagram

January 13th, 2019 Comments off

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First Starbucks in Italy - Piazza Cordusio, Milano, Italy via instagram

First Starbucks in Italy – Piazza Cordusio, Milano, Italy

We Happened to be in Milan the day the Starbucks opened. 
Didn’t go the first day as it was packed, but took some photos and video on day two.

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Garibaldi Statue, Milano, Italia via Instagram

January 11th, 2019 Comments off

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Garibaldi Statue, Milano, Italia via Instagram

Garibaldi Statue, Milano, Italia

From our September 2018 trip to see family and attend the SRN Conference. 

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Milan Street Scene via Instagram

January 10th, 2019 Comments off

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Milan Street Scene via Instagram

Milan Street Scene

From our September 2018 trip to see family and attend the SRN Conference. 

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Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, Milano, Italy via Instagram

December 19th, 2018 Comments off

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Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, Milano, Italy via Instagram

Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, Milano, Italy

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Piazza Duomo, Milano, Italy via Instagram

December 16th, 2018 Comments off

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Piazza Duomo, Milano, Italy via Instagram

Piazza Duomo, Milano, Italy

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Evening in Palm Springs via My Instagram

June 27th, 2018 Comments off

Evening in Palm Springs via My Instagram

Evening in Palm Springs

New Plaza in Downtown Palm Springs

We have been waiting for decades for this new space which finally replaced the defunct mall. Looking good!

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