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Do Something and Do Nothing

Do Something- Carpe diem

I have a Diana F+ and a Fujifilm Instax camera. TL is going to give me his dad’s old camera too. For Christmas, my friend got me a how-to book for taking good pictures. 113 more words

tutti fruiti

The sun came out this afternoon. It is still raining on the coast, but inland it is starting to dry out. Quiet day at home, so I slept in. 173 more words

Coming Of Age In My Fifties

Dolce Far Niente

After spending only a short time exploring some of Italy’s gems, I found myself becoming captivated by their charismatic culture.  Woven through this culture are the words ‘dolce far niente’, a beautiful concept that, in translation, means ‘the sweetness of doing nothing’ or ‘delicious idleness’.  431 more words

Dolce Far Niente

When brainstorming recipe ideas for the “EAT” section of this story, I had so many dishes to choose from. I mean, Liz ate such wonderful food in Italy–what to choose? 412 more words

A Streetcar Named Devour

Dolce far niente

So I was not able to do that today – bills to pay and the kitchen to clean. However for a moment I sat on the sofa and looked out of the window and revelled in the five minutes of doing absolutely nothing.


Hanging Over

Work has been crazy. And you know I love crazy more than I like normal. You know the kind of crazy that keeps you a step ahead of being on your toes; where you have no time to do anything else but feel crazed in the crazy bubble. 602 more words


If you had ten copies of yourself, today, what would you have them do?

Can you imagine what the world would be like graced by ten copies of me – and the original me, making a total of eleven Flamingo Dancers. 691 more words

Coming Of Age In My Fifties