Sunday, March 23, 2008

Piazza del Duomo Florence, Italy

My first attempt at uploading directly to Blogger:



At Sunday, March 23, 2008 at 12:40:00 AM PDT , Blogger Butch said...

Come sta, senore? L'Italia é bellissimo, no?
Happy Easter to you and yours!

At Sunday, March 23, 2008 at 12:52:00 AM PDT , Anonymous quilly said...

Great video. And congrats on successfully posting it!

At Sunday, March 23, 2008 at 5:44:00 AM PDT , Blogger somewhere joe said...

You did it.

Happy Easter, brother.

At Sunday, March 23, 2008 at 7:53:00 AM PDT , Blogger Cheesy said...

I will let this load to with my pitiful dial-up while I shower.. back in a bit~~~~~

Hey that worked! The bell tolls for THEE. Have a peaceful Easter my dear one.....

At Sunday, March 23, 2008 at 8:58:00 AM PDT , Blogger Scarlet said...

Una maravilla. Felicidades, Gawpo.

At Sunday, March 23, 2008 at 9:25:00 AM PDT , Blogger Ps said...

Lovely chimes of the bell.Reminded me so much of he huge bell that chimes at a temple in kerala when the main 'puja' is being performed.
Happy easter Gawpo.

At Sunday, March 23, 2008 at 9:45:00 AM PDT , Blogger Candace said...

Coolio! :) Hoppy Easter, dear Gawpo! Even though you are way Wester than I am. ^_^

At Sunday, March 23, 2008 at 12:53:00 PM PDT , Blogger Gawpo said...

BUTCH: Bene mio fratello. Sì, sì. L'Italia è molto bella. Ed amichevole. Felice Pasqua!

QUILLS: (wipes sweat from brow) Whew. Thank you, thank you veh much.

SOMEWHERE JOE: Brings it all back. So did last night's liturgy. Wow. I am so there in the risen. And with you in it all. Happy Easter, my brother Jeaux.

CHEESELOVE: Yay. I remember my own dial up drudge. Yuk. We of the rural way know it all too well. Peace abounds today. I got sent home early and am happy about it. Slow day in the slammer and plenty of help. No one called in sick. Happy Easter!

SCARLETA: Me gusta mucho cuando usted me escribe en español. Usted sabe esto. Feliz Pascua!

Cordero de Dios: Da nos la paz.

PS: Just goes to show that they are not the bells that unite us; they just remind us. No matter who. No matter where. No matter what. Let human ring.

CANDACIA: Ok. Lent is over. Now back on your head. (do you know that joke?) Hoppy Easter from this Wester. Very bunny, Cancace. Very bunny.

At Tuesday, March 25, 2008 at 5:12:00 AM PDT , Blogger mindy said...

i noticed that your camera tends to follow the pretty girls around. :)

At Tuesday, March 25, 2008 at 10:47:00 AM PDT , Blogger Cooper said...

Oh, the sound of the bells tolling is such a cry ... a beckoning! They opened my whole heart this morning. Thank you, dear man.

At Tuesday, March 25, 2008 at 10:48:00 AM PDT , Blogger lime said...

well, i'd call that there more than an attempt. that there's a success!

At Tuesday, March 25, 2008 at 12:50:00 PM PDT , Blogger Sheila said...

L.O.V.E... the sound of church bells.
You did a good job, I still haven't attempted to post a video, I can't even do a YouTube..!
Hope your Easter was good.

At Tuesday, March 25, 2008 at 10:38:00 PM PDT , Blogger Gawpo said...

MINDANCE: You are SO correct. But that's the camera's doing. Not mine, of course. Rrrrriiiiggghhhhht.....

COOPIE-DOOPIE: Wow. I love that you had happen to you what they make happen to me. We are united at the bell, friend. I love how you said that. Sigh.....

LIMERS: w00t! I was pretty excited when it actually worked. And it worked after I figured out what I was doing wrong the first couple of times. Got a new wrinkle in the 'ol brain.

SHEILER: Glad you like it, though. And Easter was mysterious and faith-filled. Hope yours happened so. xo, G

At Wednesday, March 26, 2008 at 12:00:00 AM PDT , Blogger Bazza said...

Well that seemed to go ok, some nice bike shots too.

At Wednesday, March 26, 2008 at 1:41:00 AM PDT , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Love the bells Gawpo - you were in Italy. Lucky thing!

Isn't it great to hear the bells after all those weeks of silence.

We don't 'do' church bells here in NZ as well as in Europe. One of the things I miss from my childhood.

PS Have also been thinking about the Easter procesions we used to have as kids. A wooden stick with a cross on top - on that a plaited ring of bread and a rooster (also bread) decorated with easter eggs in between. I'll have to try and draw it for you. Such a playful yet holy experience.

At Wednesday, March 26, 2008 at 9:29:00 AM PDT , Blogger Butch said...

If you are not back to your terra ferma, have a safe and uneventful journey, my friend.

At Wednesday, March 26, 2008 at 3:02:00 PM PDT , Blogger vicci said...

Ooooohhhhh!!!! I LOVE this!!!!!!!! and you and.....HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!XXXOOO

At Wednesday, March 26, 2008 at 5:44:00 PM PDT , Blogger somewhere joe said...

Did I hear eight or nine strokes following the prelude? The lighting suggests the former.

Esmeralda, immer, immer...

At Thursday, March 27, 2008 at 8:16:00 AM PDT , Blogger Gawpo said...

JO: I looked up Po. Whoa!

At Thursday, March 27, 2008 at 10:19:00 AM PDT , Blogger somewhere joe said...

ain't it, though

At Thursday, March 27, 2008 at 6:46:00 PM PDT , Blogger Butch said...

Gawpo and Joe,

You fellas are such poets, ya know!!

At Thursday, March 27, 2008 at 7:36:00 PM PDT , Blogger Gillian said...

I am in love with this video.
My kingdom for a civilized city. You've managed to capture the essence here. Cyclists. Walkers. Lovers. Cute people. Bells chiming rhythmically. I am enraptured by this place you call Italy.
I must go.
Happy Easter to thee and thous. I hopest it was fine brother. Just fine.
He is risen, indeed.

At Friday, March 28, 2008 at 9:20:00 AM PDT , Blogger Logophile said...

Aaaaaah, Ive been wanting to get back for a while now and this did not assauge. I think only an in-person viewing will suffice.
Mwah! Love me some Gawpo!

At Sunday, March 30, 2008 at 4:33:00 PM PDT , Blogger Gawpo said...

SOMEWHERE JOE: That was so Po of you. Right there.

BUTCH: We rhymes 'em as we sees 'em.

BLUE TSG: The bells go right trought you, don't they? Happy Easter Octave.

LOGO: Okay. I will buy you uh airplane ticket for you tuh go back and hear 'em.

At Sunday, March 30, 2008 at 4:44:00 PM PDT , Blogger Gillian said...

Happy Birthday, oh secretive one.
My mother had to inform me.
And I thought we were friends.

Big hugs!!!!!
Have a good one please!
Hope you are out celebrating!!!
I am going to tell Joe, you are in such big trouble. He will be mad.

At Sunday, March 30, 2008 at 6:15:00 PM PDT , Blogger somewhere joe said...

We're all mad here, mon Bleux... let's dance!

Ring dem bells, brother po.

At Sunday, March 30, 2008 at 10:04:00 PM PDT , Blogger Claire said...

Did somebody say "birthday"??
Inquiring minds want to know...


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