Italy, Venice, Summer 2006. The Cathedral Santa Maria della Salute photographed from a water taxi on the Grand Canal. This was an exceptional trip, exceptionally hot weather.

Heaven’s Golden Gate

“I have known her for 15 years, and she is more beautiful than ever … Her hair is usually a copper-red, and she has enormous feet, but once you have seen her bathing in the sun, she becomes a woman you will never forget.” (Dean Jennings, The Chronicle, 1952)