Today, Em-i-lis is 1! What a delightful, exciting, fulfilling year this has been. Through this site, I have made new friends, become reacquainted with old ones and connected with so many of you in new and deeper ways. I have made time to write – giving voice to a voice about which I was curious [...]
Monthly Archive for March, 2012
Did you see this? Great article- I could not agree more!
All of a sudden, the end of our trip is rushing up towards us, a wave soon to return my brood to gli Stati Uniti. But before then, we’re spending tomorrow in the tuscan hill town of Arezzo, having a birthday dinner over here for my mom (and today celebrated Michele’s), and fitting in a [...]
I love to travel. It is not always easy, especially not with little ones in tow, it can be expensive, and logistics can challenge, but I find it so, so worth it. We’ve gotten some really great photos so far; truly it would be our fault if we hadn’t as the scenery here just begs [...]
Well that was one of the most fun, rejuvenative nights we’ve had in a while! In Florence, there is a renowned restaurant, Cibreo, founded and headed by Fabio Picchi, an irrepressible lion of a man who resembles Michelangelo’s God in the Sistine Chapel. There is also Cibreo trattoria, and then there is Teatro del Sale, [...]
I just couldn’t get over how gorgeous my sister looked in the dresses she tried on today. The second shop was particularly special as the proprietress makes every gown by hand, and her daughters do the bead work. Theirs is the kind of craftsmanship one is hard-pressed to find in the States these days; perhaps [...]