Once Upon a (Longer) Time

A lazy rain falls outside — slow, fat drops, spaced out, polite. Upstairs, the neighbor is deep in his rotation of questionable, loud music — an odd mix of Grease, … Continue reading Once Upon a (Longer) Time

Over the River and Through the Woods…

As I bumble through this time of change — like a cyclone in a ceramic factory — I consistently receive wonderful gifts of encouragement from random sources.¬†One of my favorites: … Continue reading Over the River and Through the Woods…

Some Like It Hot: Part One

For me, waking up in Erice is like Christmas in October: church bells are ringing and little clouds dance across a blue sky. Down the strada, a cappuccino and a … Continue reading Some Like It Hot: Part One