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What god could you talk to?


I lived in Florence, Italy, for an academic year in 1966 and 1967.  November 1966 was the time of the Great Flood, and experience in itself which I have talked about elsewhere.  717 more words

The Art of Getting Lost

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The scramble of international travel can be pretty distracting – the struggle with baggage weight limits, the maze of airport security and customs, the layovers in foreign airports. 510 more words


A Renaissance Snowglobe // Blog Entry

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“What is the fatal charm of Italy? What do we find there that can be found nowhere else? 450 more words


Find Your Magic

“Do whatever brings you to life, then. Follow your own fascinations, obsessions, and compulsions. Trust them. Create whatever causes a revolution in your heart.”
― Elizabeth Gilbert, 

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Finding Happiness

Italian Adventure

Rome: day 1 – 3

Day 2 – Palatine Hil

Day 2 – Palatine Hill

Day 2 – Pantheon

Day 2 – Pantheon

Day 2… 153 more words

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I have just returned from an amazing and hectic five days in Italy! We began in Milan with luck on our side. On Friday we woke up at 5:00am and dragged ourselves down to the airport bus only to realize that we had not checked the schedule or bought tickets. 1,013 more words

Italy: Fast and Furious

This post is slightly belated, but not old enough to be considered irrelevant. Therefore, I have made an executive decision to share my adventures with you and ignore the fact that this happened a few months ago. 39 more words