Marty’s photo of the day #2742: Greetings from Florence, Italy! Tonight Deb and I are staying in an old convent that has been converted into a B&B. Outside our window is the Palazzo Vecchio castle.

This photo is from earlier today in Venice. Deb and I stopped by Luigi Becilacqua workshop, where Deb conducted an interview for an article she is writing for Handwoven Magazine. I’m doing the photos for the article, so I get to share one with you today. The studio dates back to 1875, and they weave velvet. Their work is incredibly intricate and incredibly expensive, and their clients include the Kremlin and various castles throughout Eur