the grand canal.

venice

totally fascinated by venetian history & culture right now.  isn’t it beautiful?

so glad we stopped by in 2008. hope it stays above water long enough for a return trip in the future.

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old-fashioned chicken salad.

old fashioned chicken salad

cubed chicken, red onions, almonds, red grapes, celery, scallions, and parsley over mixed greens.

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fresh grapefruit juice.

grapefruit

grapefruit2

preparing to squeeze fresh juice.

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mini sirloin burgers.

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oh, jack in the box! you got me this time. everything tastes better in mini form.

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mexican lasagna.

roasted pepper

mexican lasagna

shredded chicken, roasted peppers, onions, corn, tomatoes, corn tortillas, ‘mexican cream’, and cheese. garnished with sour cream and side of fire roasted salsa.

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wish list – my own velvet room.

the velvet room

“…the Velvet Room became more and more of a haven for her–a place to read and dream…”

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chinese chicken salad.

chinese chkn salad

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shredded chicken, green cabbage, napa cabbage, red pepper, red onion, green onion, carrots, snow peas, and toasted sesame seeds. drizzled with a light vinaigrette dressing.

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