Walking through the narrow streets of Venice, we were stopped by a crowd of men – who burst into song!
Rome, Italy After returning from the lovely and waistline-expanding trip to Catalonia, things went a bit loco. First computer problems abounded. Then, just as that was getting sorted, it was time to head to Naples[…]
Venice, Italy Like the saying, "You are what you eat" goes, we are often influenced by the people around us. Having now spent time with Sherry Ott in three different and iconic Italian cities, I[…]
Venice, Italy On my first visit to Venice I was with a tour group for part of the time. One of the things they organized was a glassblowing demonstration, since nearby Murano is so famous[…]
Outside of the US Dear Universe, Sometimes I need to know that the door which just closed did so because another, much better one, is opening. You have my number. Thanks. Sincerely, Rantypants Every[…]
To get to know a country, you must have direct contact with the earth. It’s futile to gaze at the world through a car window. – Albert Einstein Looks like good stew ingredients[…]
Rome, Italy I generally prefer chocolate frosting, though an occasional cream cheese-based confection will really get me. And while I have been slowly introducing Dario's family to some of my favorite American foods – stuffed[…]