Monthly Archives: April 2011

Arrival: Italy

Stefania and I stayed up late eating risotto. I slept for 13 hours straight then woke up to the sound of her voice, hot coffee and mountain air. We stepped out as the church bells were ringing and took a … Continue reading

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The Capitol

If I wasn’t keeping track of time I’d be blown away that it’s already time to go. It feels a little silly that I was worried I’d be here too long when it’s so obvious that I haven’t been here … Continue reading

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Magical Manhattan

My day was so amazing yesterday it didn’t feel real. It was so great, I felt like it must be magic. It was a magic that came from somewhere inside me. It affected all my senses. I was so overstimulated … Continue reading

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The Journey Begins

I had to wait in the dark for the shuttle to arrive. It was very late or very early, depending on how you look at it. I heard rustling in the bushes and I was already cold and terrified. I … Continue reading

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Civil War

Spring Break. It’s been tough. The kids were at it from the gate so I finally labeled our home as an official war zone. It’s a real life civil war around here. Then I forced peace talks. A treaty was … Continue reading

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Tiprin

Because someone asked….tomorrow I’ll blog about the origin of the name Tiprin. Stay tuned.

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Purple and Velvet

I couldn’t believe how different Brown Mountain looked when I went up there today. It hasn’t been that long since the last time Velvet and I walked the trail but the whole landscape has completely changed. I can’t remember what … Continue reading

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