Love Thursday: Hearts in Palermo, Sicily

How perfectly appropriate that my dad‘s 60th birthday falls on a Thursday . . .

a Love Thursday.

Auguri Dad, and lots of love via these hearts from Palermo’s Villa Garibaldi:

Hearts at Villa Garibaldi, Palermo on Flickr

Happy Love Thursday everyone!

31 Beans of Wisdom to “Love Thursday: Hearts in Palermo, Sicily”
  1. 03.06.2008

    Augurissimi al babbo della Sognatrice!

    My moms turned 69 on Tuesday. Evviva the children of Pennsy Pisces!!

    Paolo’s last blog post..Roberto Saviano meets Donnie Brasco

    Well how about that? Pennsy Pisces rock πŸ˜‰ Anche?

    Today is also my great-grandfather’s birthday–the one we got Italian citizenship through–allora auguri anche al bisnonno (and thanks for never becoming American)!

  2. 03.06.2008

    Today is my cousin’s bd, too…but, he is a little younger than dear ole dad.

    Nice hearts!

    Cherrye’s last blog post..Moore/Mannella Marriage Meme

    You mean “dear mature dad,” right? πŸ˜‰ This was actually one of the first photos I took in Palermo…remember the creepy trees?!

  3. 03.06.2008

    Lovely photo for Happy Love Thursday!

    Diane Mandy’s last blog post..Bleh!!!

    Thanks Diane πŸ™‚

  4. 03.06.2008

    What a cool photo! “Love” it!

    Pasticcera’s last blog post..Torino Chocolate Fest 2008

    Grazie πŸ™‚

  5. vanessa

    well talk about a day for birthdays! It is my suocera’s BD today. 73 I believe. She is sure we’ve all forgotten about it but we have a secret planned for her later….

    Well who woulda thunk it? Auguroni! And she is going to *love* that surprise πŸ™‚

  6. 03.06.2008

    Happy birthday Mr. Espresso πŸ˜‰ And I am so happy…I knew what Auguri meant!!!!! Thanks for making MY love Thursday!

    My Melange’s last blog post..Lesson Four

    My pleasure Robin, and thanks from my dad πŸ™‚

  7. 03.06.2008

    How beautiful! What a perfect image for today!!! I love your photos – will visit often!

    Amanda’s last blog thursday… sisters.

    Aw thanks Amanda! I look forward to visiting you as well πŸ™‚

  8. 03.06.2008

    Happy Birthday Bleeding Espresso’s dad!

    Love the heart pic. I’ve been trying to find hearts when I’m out photographing things, but they seem to be hiding from me these days.

    kacey’s last blog post..Herb Garden

    Sometimes the hearts really make you work for it, but do keep at it! And thanks for the birthday wishes on behalf of my dad πŸ™‚

  9. 03.06.2008

    That is such a great shot! Happy B-day to your dad. And happy Love Thursday. xo

    bella’s last blog post..ladies night

    Thanks Bella for all of your “love”ly sentiments πŸ˜‰

  10. Andie

    Beautiful photo…I saw this on your flickr page and thought it would be perfect for Love Thursday and wa’la here it is.
    Happy Bday to your dad!

    Thanks for the birthday wishes, and the good flickr vibes πŸ™‚

  11. 03.06.2008

    Beautiful! Happy Love Thursday!

    FireMom’s last blog post..Love Thursday: β€œLove” Notes

    Thanks FireMom! Same to you πŸ™‚

  12. 03.06.2008

    beautiful picture! And happy birthday to your dad, and happy love thursday!!!

    Ginna’s last blog post..::Friends?::

    Thanks Ginna!

  13. 03.06.2008

    i love seeing the snippets from your trip! very cool how you take pics of “love” that you find along the way πŸ™‚

    how many days were you guys in sicily again?

    Eryn’s last blog post..Bridal Shower…….for me?!?!

    I’m really enjoying sharing them! We arrived in Sicily on a Friday morning and left Palermo around noon on Monday, so three and a half days, basically.

  14. 03.06.2008

    Happy birthday to your dad! He’s a young’un compared to my dad (who turns 70 this year).

    Stefanie’s last blog post..Do you know what day it is?

    Thanks Stefanie, from my dad and me πŸ™‚

  15. Happy birthday to Pappa Espresso!

    Great photo.

    nyc/caribbean ragazza’s last blog post..Girl Scout cookies, Chateau Marmont

    Thanks, and thanks πŸ™‚

  16. 03.06.2008

    Well, Happy Birthday to your dad!!! πŸ˜€

    I posted my own version of “Things Left Unsaid” today, by the way.

    Karina’s last blog post..I’ll never tell – Thursday Thirteen #45

    Thanks, and thanks for letting me know about your post! Love it!

  17. 03.06.2008

    Beautiful, and happy birthday to your dad!

    Bipolarlawyercook’s last blog post..Love Thursday

    Thank you much BLC πŸ™‚

  18. 03.06.2008

    Wow! Very cool!! πŸ™‚

    Heidi’s last blog post..Love Thursday

    Thanks Heidi!

  19. Completely lovely. And Happy Birthday to your Dad.

    melody is slurping life’s last blog post..Spirited and Loved

    Thanks Melody πŸ™‚

  20. 03.06.2008

    Those are awesome hearts –
    Happy love Thursday πŸ™‚

    natala’s last blog, love, love

    Glad you liked them Natala, and happy LT to you as well!

  21. 03.06.2008

    Fabulous shot!

    nikkipolani’s last blog post..something + potatoes

    Thank you πŸ™‚

  22. 03.06.2008

    i love that photo…italy. just the sound rolling off the tongue conjers up the notion of love!


    shelbi’s last blog post..blogging buddies are special……

    So happy you liked the photo, and yes, Italy can be quite romantic πŸ™‚

  23. 03.06.2008

    How pretty! Happy birthday to your dear dad! πŸ™‚

    Aimee’s last blog post..Lemons

    Thanks Aimee!

  24. 03.06.2008

    Cool shot for such a special day! I remember that smile from SPC, happy to see you again. πŸ™‚

    Tammy’s last blog post..Thursday Love – Shutter Sisters

    Thanks Tammy πŸ™‚

  25. 03.06.2008

    Lovely photo.
    May your dad have many more happy and healthy birthdays.
    Much bloglove,

    Frances’s last blog post..strawberries on the subway

    Thank you kindly Frances πŸ™‚

  26. Green Eyed Girl

    Those are so cool!! Happy Love Thursday!

    Green Eyed Girl’s last blog post..Thursday Love

    Thanks, and thanks for stopping by GEG πŸ™‚

  27. 03.07.2008

    Happy Love Thursday and Happy Birthday to your father! My husband also has a birthday coming up ( March 8 ) πŸ™‚

    bonggamom’s last blog post..I heart our new camera

    Thanks Bonggamom, and happy early birthday to hubby!

  28. 03.07.2008

    Hope your fathers birthday was a happy one.

    I love how blogging gives us all a new perspective on the world. Say….those beautiful hearts that you photographed.

    karen cole’s last blog post..SNEAK PEEK

    Ain’t new perspectives grand? Thanks for the birthday wishes πŸ™‚

  29. Bluestocking

    Yes JHU is a southern school. It’s nice to meet another attorney.

    Well I’m not exactly practicing, but I still pay my dues…that counts, right? πŸ˜‰

  30. Oh, sooo lovely.

    Susan from Food Blogga’s last blog post..How to Make a Frittata Like My 99-year-old Italian Grandmother

    Thanks Susan! And I just made a frittata today…can’t wait to see your secrets πŸ™‚

  31. 03.07.2008

    This is such a great series! Happy B’day to your Dad!

    jen of a2eatwrite’s last blog post..One Love for Liv Blog Tour and What’s Cooking “Wednesday: “Salmon a la Liv”

    Thanks Jen!

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