Christmastime in Rome – a Day in the Eternal City

Last Sunday I spent a day in Rome visiting my daughter. The plan was to buy Christmas gifts for family in the USA, as Francesca was going for a visit.

It was a warmish grey day, perfect for tromping about the city, which at Christmastime is full of life, lights and great things to see.

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Early December Sunrise

I woke this morning as I often do just as soon as the light in the bedroom turns from wow is it dark to dark deep grey. The quality of that dark deep grey light changes every day. Weird, but true.

I tried my best to pretend I didn’t notice the oncoming daylight, but I [...]