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Il Duomo

It’s taken me a few weeks to get back into gear, what with coping with current situations, and Diana’s temporary leaving. But I’m back in harness, and should be able to keep going with some careful juggling of money.

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You’ll find several churches in the Ville de Coeur regions, and one cathedral, which I discovered through the Destination Guide. (Yeah, we’re spending a lot of time in the Mediterranean lately. That’s how it’s working out.) This church (which holds services most Sundays at 11:00 a. m. SLT, as I understand) is a fairly faithful recreation of the Real World’s Amalfi Cathedral, also called Il Cattedrale di Sant’Andrea (dedicated to Saint Andrew).

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Under the Tuscan Sun

… Stone houses, terrace walls, city walls, streets. Plant any rose and you hit four or five big ones. All the Etruscan sarcophagi with likenesses of the dead carved on top in realistic, living poses must have come out of the most natural transference into death they could imagine. After lifetimes of dealing with stone, why not, in death, turn into it? …

Frances Mayes, Under the Tuscan Sun
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Hopefully you’ll stop on in; there’s still time left for this event, which is being supported by many of the fashion bloggers in Second Life.

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HOPE FOR EMILIA is an exciting event that will last from July 22 to August 9, 2012 and will include a Summer Fashion Fair, fashion shows, an art expo and entertainment events to fundraise for the victims of earthquakes in Emilia, Italy. My first blog of this event, I wanted to show you three of the summer sundresses being sold exclusively at the event. I purposely kept the accessories, hair and pose the same, because in the end, for this project, it’s not about the model, or the picture, but about the exclusive items you can purchase. Please note, 100%, yes, 100% of the proceeds of the sale go to the Emilia victims.

As most of the world is aware, the northern region of Italy has been hit by devastating earthquakes during the last several months. The first earthquake, registering a magnitude of 6.1, struck in the Emilia-Romagna region, on…

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