San Giorgio Maggiore ~ Dawn


Ponte Santa Trìnita

"What we don’t put into words"
The Shape
by Dean Pasch

"No metaphor for wetness mirroring melancholy"
by Dean Pasch

"The last kiss of a goodbye"
Pinball Machine
by Dean Pasch

"Change fills the spaces"
A New Season
by Dean Pasch

San Gimignano

"Anoints with the sacred spices"
Observing Thanksgiving
by Donna Wahlert

"What is the ocean, without waves?"
What am I then, if not yours?
by t. wagner

"More surreal, like Picasso might have drawn"
Turkeys in the Mood
by Mary Langer Thompson

"I was coming toward them to be born"
That Night Is Also Brilliant
by Daniel Gunter

"The soft pouch where easy sleeps the danger"
The Lost Hunting Knife
by John McCluskey

"Like the crow married to the night"
Tread Softly
by Alvin Beck

"Longing settles on my skin"
Like You Love Me
by Sasha Wiley

"Like Spangles on a gypsy skirt"
by Gail Goepfert

"Cast my heart to shadowed realms"
Optimistic Autumn
by Phibby Venable

Pitti Palace

"Late autumns when the trees were bare..."
In the Diner
by Mark Melnick

"The group of visitors grew quiet, waiting expectantly..."
by Ronald Paxton

Venice ~ Sunrise

The Cartographer’s Skin
By Lara Bozabalian
Reviewed by Ed Bennett

Firenze ~ September 2010

La Kalima
by Sharmage Leland St. John
Published by Wynterblue Publishing Canada, Inc and Quill and Parchment Press

Living Statue ~ Uffizi Courtyard

Interview with Vivien Steels
by Phibby Venable

Full Moon Saturday Night ~ Venice

How Important is One Vote?
by Sharmagne Leland-St. John

Tuscany ~ the View from Fattoria Lischeto ~ Tuscany

Easy to follow conversion chart you'll want to seal in plastic to keep in your kitchen
Conversion Table for Cooking Around the World
From the kitchen of Sharmagne Leland St. John

What could be better than this rich herb butter on fish or steak?
Montpelier Butter
from the kitchen of Sharmagne Leland-St. John

Delectable way to polish off the leftover turkey
Grape ~ Walnut ~ Turkey Salad
from the holiday kitchen of Sharmagne Leland-St.John

Tired of baking on Thanksgiving? Try this chilled mousse pie for dessert
Pumpkin Cheesecake Mousse Pie
from the holiday kitchen of Sharmagne Leland-St. John

Rich and extra creamy, this ice cream dresses up any pie or baked fruit dish
Mascarpone and Golden Cream Syrup Ice Cream
from the holiday kitchen of Sharmagne Leland-St. John


"Postcards from Italy"
Images captured by Sharmagne Leland-St.John
Click on the photo titles to learn more about the photo locations.


The Painted Ponies Go Up and Down

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