Cathedrals and Abbeys

Prologue I dedicate this article to my mother, Shirley Marguerite McNeil Wright, 1920 to 2009, who lived by the principle of leaving the world a better place.  She was a staunch Methodist but loved going to the St. Cecilia Cathedral flower show (Omaha, NE).  I went this past January 2017 for the first time since […]

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Museums, monuments and interesting sights

  As with many of my blogs this one will be ongoing.  The first few museums I’m writing about are some of my favorites in Florence and Fiesole.  I’m sure many readers will say I have a lot of nerve writing about these Renaissance icons, given that entire books have been written about them.  And that […]

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