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Escape to Elba

Just back from a week in Elba.  Went there to brush  up on my history of Napoleon but found it a wonderful island.  I’ve been to Italy a dozen times, why has it taken me so long to discover Elba?

Barabarca, Isola d'Elba

So, I have a list of places to write about from our travels in the past couple of years. It’s just that I absolutely must tell you about our recent trip to Elba Island before summer is underway. 366 more words


Joy Living: New Moms, Pay Attention To Yourself Post-Baby [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO]

In this edition of Joy Living, Erica Campbell opens up about her experience with postpartum depression after she had Krysta. She didn’t realize it until later, but she was struggling through a lot. 147 more words

Get Up!

Take the ferry to Elba

We took the ferry to Elba, leaving from Piombino. We booked the Moby Ferry on line at   http://www.mobylines.com. We probably could have waited and bought tickets from one of the many ticket offices near the port, but as this was our first time we thought it best to book ahead. 147 more words


Delightful Elba

We stayed in Portoferraio, Elba, the place where most of the ferries come in. It is not the most beautiful part of the island, but very convenient for our first visit because it is central to everything. 263 more words


Able I was ere I saw Elba

This wonderful palindrome is attributed to Napoleon. He is supposed to have said it while in exile on Elba. It is unlikely that he did say it, his first language was not English for a start…but it is a good story. 415 more words



Winter’s Waterloo

Snow melts away in retreat

Elba can keep it