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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, an experience in itself which I have talked about elsewhere.  717 more words

Meeting WWOOF’ers in a Dreamland

I was in a car, driving to San Miniato from Pisa Airport when I heard the word, WWOOFer, for the first time in my life. My new boss, Cosimo was on the phone; telling me that he was sorry because he was not going to be in the winery when I arrive. 797 more words


Monte Oliveto & San Miniato (Tuscany Part IV)

In the video – Part 4 Monte Oliveto & San Miniato

We left you in Siena (link) and are now on Part IV of our week long journey around Tuscany – welcome to the final chapter. 909 more words


Ultimo Giorno

Monday…my last day in Italia.  Being the day before I leave, there are certain things I must do; pack, check in for my flight, secure a taxi for the morning, etc. 3,122 more words

The Best Truffle Festival EVER!!! (In San Miniato)

Ciao Readers!

Okay, my mouth is watering just reminiscing about this festival and I am still smiling thinking about the fabulous little town it was in – San Miniato.  351 more words


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Ciao Readers! I have to admit, I've been hard-pressed for inspiration for a new blog post since my gallbladder removal. Some of the rejected ideas I've had include "Gallbladders and Other Extraneous Organs," "The View from My Couch (a photo anthology)," and "Chicken Broth and Other Boring Recipes." However, as I recover I am thinking about Italy (no surprise), how I can get back there this Fall, and if I can time it to coincide with the "Best Truffle Festival Ever." So, please come along and reminisce with me about the wonderful truffle festival held every November in a nifty little Tuscan town....

View from the Top


Goodmorning! I apologize for the late post, but we had some of our friends over for dinner and didn’t end up getting to bed until extremely late. 431 more words

Florence: The Best of Food and Art

If you are looking for some good food, you should go to Florence. Even if you don’t like food you should go to Florence! But if you don’t like food, you might have a problem. 1,044 more words