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Return of the Romans

We spent a glorious week visiting with old friends and making new memories in Tuscany. ...

The Knife Sharpener Has Retired

Our village knife sharpener has retired and I fear what that means for the future of the small Italian village....

Winds of Change

My return to Italy is marked by obstacles....

The Story of Millie

The best love in the world is the love of a dog. Millie brought me so much love over the years and now it's time to say goodbye....

Agosto

August in Italy is a study in how to live your best life....

Elements

The weather elements here are familiar, but subtlety different. One of the many reasons we love our Italian experience....

I Hear a Symphony

This week we experienced the power of music and the joy of welcoming new people to our village....

The People Who Love Us

Mother's Day, my father's birthday, and a rainy, solitary week have made me appreciate good souls....