Monthly Archives: May 2011

Signs

I look for signs in life but I often miss them. Did anyone see the Oprah finale? I loved all the wisdom she shared. It was like a Sunday sermon or a life enhancing seminar. She didn’t mention signs as … Continue reading

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Beautiful

The voices are raised. They’re talking over one another. The same words are being repeated repeatedly, especially “No, no, no, no, no, no, no, no.” I worry it’s getting too tense. Stefania assures me this is nothing more than a … Continue reading

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Pax et bonum

Fabio took us to Assisi today. But before we got there we stopped at the Santa Maria cathedral where St.Francis’ church is built. It’s a modest little chapel that now sits inside the massive cathedral the Church built over it … Continue reading

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Goddess

We drove four and a half hours to Umbria. I pointed to a house at the top of a hill and said I’d like to live in that one. “That’s the one,” Stefania told me, “that’s the one we’re going … Continue reading

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Venezia

We woke up very early yesterday to catch the early train to Venice. It was a two hour ride that dropped us off in the center of the city. My initial impression of the city was crowded with tourists, expensive … Continue reading

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Coffee and Scenery

It must be because so few of my prayers are answered that I feel like it’s a miracle when they are. It’s not really fair to say so, since it’s quite obvious that much of what matters in my life … Continue reading

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Art and Yogurt

I had a food breakdown today. I had no problem moderating the oysters, gelato, ravioli, pizza, risotto and cannolis. It was the yogurt that got me today. I managed to consume 500g of fresh and local yogurt. I think I … Continue reading

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