Umbria or Bust: Exploring New Bits of Italy by Bike

Italians always find poetic ways to express even the mundane. One example is long weekends that include a weekday holiday and which are called a “ponte,” or bridge. The ponte … Continue reading Umbria or Bust: Exploring New Bits of Italy by Bike

Dear Italia

Tesoro, darling, We’ve been together since 2009 — some nine beautiful years, almost ten. You caught me with those espresso cup eyes and again with gelato — remember you introduced … Continue reading Dear Italia

Trippin’ Part One: La Vacanza

Yes, it’s been a coon’s age since I aligned proverbial pen and page to form an article. Sorry for the dry spell, but you see, I’ve been busy doin’ my … Continue reading Trippin’ Part One: La Vacanza