|three of the Canadians plus my good friend, Maria Teresa,|
who helped so much with the driving while the 8 Canadians where in town
After a few days of packing up the exhibits and art work, I left for Concordia Sagittaria, north east of Venice...
|Jennifer beside San Stefano,|
baptistry, 11th century, cathedral, 13th century
|view from my bedroom window with the Dolomites in the distance|
and the Lemene River
...for some teaching engagements; 4 days, 5 classes and a total of 58 students that came in from Mestre, Padova and Portogruaro, which is close by.
|lunch with some of the students and store owners|
They appreciated the new way of working I presented in my classes.
|monica brought a cake to share after the class|
|sharing the delicious almond cake|
| Rita with store owners, sisters Sonja and Tanja|
"Home Sweet Home"
I stayed with Jennifer, an Australian friend and fellow quilter. She gave me a lesson on how to clean and cook artichokes, a technique she learned from her italian mother-in-law.
|cut off the bottom leaves|
|chop off the top and take out the choke|
|soak in water with lemon until ready to cook|