• National Espresso Day…

    Did you know there was such a thing as National Espresso Day? Me either. But this morning as I checked the happenings my internet world, my sister let me in on this little…

  • No place like home

      I forget the gem of a state I have here in my little corner of the world. And I’m thankful for my trips this summer that have reminded me why I’ve made…

  • Art of Florence…

    I had an agenda when I went to Florence a month ago. There were cappuccino’s to purchase and drink. There were sights to be seen. There were words to be written. I wanted…

  • Remix…

    I’ve returned back home. My adventures over the past few weeks to California to visit my folks and some old friends, to Italy to see my sister…it’s tightened a belt on the distance…

  • Daydreaming in Florence…

    Daydreaming in Florence… Renaissance: the rebirth and revival of classical art and literature and architecture. I walked past a woman who was holding a small book eye level and I didn’t think much…

  • Writing in Florence…

    I have a few favorite places in the world. I’m sure there are more, but I haven’t been everywhere yet, now have I? I wanted to share with you one of the best.…

  • Firenze…

    I hitched a ride with my sister to her work. It was nice to have this insight to my sister’s life. I know where she works, who she works for, but it was wonderful…

  • The Cafe

    Shall we keep on the topic of coffee and the Italian bar? The muses took over as I slowly breathed in the Florentine landscape around me that moved and whirled in a drowsy…

  • Good Morning Florence

    Good Morning Florence The Italian café, from about 8 to 10 in the morning, is a thing of pure beauty.  A well-oiled machine that just begs the foreigner to stand back in awe.…