I noticed today it’s been a month since my last update so I forced myself to sit down and write to you. I’ve been doing a lot more living and a lot less writing this month; I know you’ll forgive me for that. So… where to start? How about my trip to Sicily where I […]Continue Reading... 4 Comments.
I’m enjoying a relaxing summer and escaping the Bolognese heat at the seaside as much as possible. I so enjoy my time with Kristi, her two boys and the interesting cast of characters I’ve met in Ravenna. So, in Italy, these are NOT creme filled donuts. That’s why I can eat one for breakfast every […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Two of My Summer Favorites
I woke up Monday morning bright-eyed and bushy tailed. I’d just had an amazing night’s sleep after spending Sunday in Venice for Carnevale. Evan would be arriving in Bologna around 11pm and I had plenty to do in preparation – clean house, address cell phone issues I’d discovered the day before, hit the grocery store, […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
I’ve been back in the States for less than 2 weeks and I already feel fat. What. The. Deuce. I can’t pin point exactly why, although I’ve started a list: Mexican food, reunion celebrations including excess amounts of food, beer, wine and/or a variety of brown liquors, driving in lieu of walking (but never after […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Here’s a radical idea!
My last day in Bologna was pretty close to perfect. It was a beautiful morning and I was up and at ’em and meeting with my future employer by 10:30a in the city center. Afterwards I enjoyed a caffe and was invited to listen to some live music on Friday night…I couldn’t make myself say […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Delayed.
On Saturday, I was invited to join Consuelo and two of her best girlfriends (amici) and their men for a BBQ. Meet Cecelia, Monica and Consuelo! Cecelia and her husband have a beautiful home and piece of land in Castel San Pietro about 30 minutes southeast of Bologna. You know when your mind’s eye conjures […]Continue Reading... 6 Comments.