Welcome to The Phoenix Files!

This blog is a collection of papers and how-to articles I have written over the past 25+ years, as well as my travel journals and announcements.  Scholarly works from "The Library" on my old website, are labeled here as "Historica Tractatu." 

My travels have had heavy influence on my work and are the 'back story' behind many of my designs. Some of my older journals are revised from the original, and most link to photo albums on Facebook.  

Three Days in Venice

Posted by Heather Daveno, written in 2009, revised on 5/29/2014 to Travels in Italy
Three Days in Venice
My first international flight takes me to Europe and the heart of Carnivale in Venice,  February 2009. You never forget your first time ...