Book Excerpt

Venice Is a State of Mind

Posted on
Frances Mayes Dream of Venice

This essay, an excerpt from Dream of Venice, is the Foreword to the book, written by Frances Mayes.   Venice is a State of Mind Venice is a state of mind.  That is, the scintillating, kaleidoscopic, shifting colors of that watery realm remain alive inside me long after I depart the actual city. While there, […]

Book Excerpt

Lost No More

Posted on
Welton Lost No More in Dream of Venice Architecture

Lost No More is an excerpt from Dream of Venice Architecture written by J. Michael Welton.   Lost No More I’m an eighth-generation Virginian, a fact that carries some weight in certain parts of the Commonwealth, but precious little elsewhere. It mattered even less in Venice in late September 2012. There, Virginia seemed a quaint and claustrophobic […]