17 February 2017


detail of a ceiling in the Uffizi

My heart is broken, I said.  So is your ankle, he said.

The ancient cobblestones in this ancient city are famously treacherous.  We've had a very interesting week figuring out how to navigate with a wheelchair; how to manage 135 stone steps up to our flat on crutches; and how to rest a camera on a crutch while photographing a ceiling.

The universe is telling me to slow down and look where I am going.



Gina said...

Excellent advice Lynne. It happened to me and I now look where I am going. No more eyes at beautiful ceilings and skies, especially in unfamiliar territory.
Sorry for your broken ankle.

Daydreamer said...

Ow ow ow .... perfect picture... no wonder you were looking up...!
I hope you heal quickly!

Lynne Rutter said...

Hello Gina nice to see you here! Yes I probably tripped 300 times in this place before I actually injured myself. I got distracted for one second and down I went. So embarrassing!

Lynne Rutter said...

thank you!

Sylvie Michel Bilger said...

oh wow Lynne ... quick recovery to you !!!
I am traveling through Guadeloupe this winter
my husband walked with a cane now
so yes .. it s good to slow down !!
sometimes you get to see more lol
All the Best - Sylvie B

Lynne Rutter said...

thanks, Sylvie-- I have noticed SO much more from the wheelchair. But also just saying "no, can't do it right now" sometimes, it's such a relief

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