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A Grouch Abroad: Pictures

Il Duomo

Street scene, w/ Campanile, "Bruno," "Gladys"

I'll have his name in just a minute!

The Long-suffering Diana

Abstemious Shea

Il Duomo, interior

The dome, interior

Baptism of Christ

The Arno

Harry's Bar, along the Arno

One of these statues isn't.


A view from Fiesole

Street scene, Fiesole

Roman...and Roman Catholic

Temple ruins

Santa Croce and Dante statue

Florence, and Fiesole, from the dome

The Campanile, from the dome

Meet Your Macinstructor

Jerome Shea is an emeritus professor of English at the University of New Mexico, where he still teaches his classical tropes course every fall and his prose style course every spring. He has been the Weekend Wonk since January of 2007. His email is


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