Or I guess I could have gone with, "I wanted a mission, and for my sins, they gave me one," or something.
So anyway, I'm in Venice. The Italian one. Covering the film festival for RogerEbert.com. That thar thing above is the island of San Giorgio. I think.
There's more to Venice than just movies, though. Check it out. Here's sunlight glinting off of St. Mark's:
And here's Tintoretto's depiction of The Ascension, yo:
And here's the Madonna of Pontassiere, by Fra Angelico: