Lunchtime Photo — Throwback Thursday

These are the famous pink streetlights of Venice, taken during our 2002 vacation to Italy. The original has a construction crane in the background, but thanks to my improved Photoshop skills that was easily taken care of.

And for your throwback listening pleasure, how about a bit of Paganini? Enjoy.

October 24, 2002 — Venice, Italy

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