Standing around and talking on the docks of the Gondola Getaway in Alamitos Bay, I noticed that my friend Peter Dever had a clever way to carry a forcola. Spend enough time around gondolas (and their forcole), and you're bound to become acquainted with every contour and detail. Peter discovered that with the right balance, he could hook one finger under the overhang of the testa. He wasn't showig it off, but I noticed it. My guess is that he's been doing it for many years.