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SO this all happened in a bit of a blaze. In essence, while preparing for an evensong yesterday at St Peter’s Church, Siena (one of the sister churches to St Mark’s in Florence), I discovered several members of the choir weren’t able to come. 98 more words


Seeing Siena

Yesterday we took a school field trip to Siena, Italy. Siena is only a short hour bus-ride away from the bustling city of Florence. However, the two cities couldn’t be more different. 1,313 more words


Lunch in Siena


He was staring at us throughout our lunch.

Leaning up against the bar counter staring.  Continually.

Not even attempting to disguise it.

I caught his eye once or twice but he didn’t look away. 214 more words

A Tale of Two Duomos

When I think of Italy there are two Italy’s that come to mind: One is the whirlwind of Rome and Milan where posh women in tight skirts while zip by on Vespas — Making it look easy as pie. 1,982 more words

Tuscany Deserves Better

I don’t recall the first time I watched the movie Under the Tuscan Sun, but I do know that it’s been fueling my Italian dreams since I can remember. 716 more words


Best Fitness Workouts Near Siena

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Maybe you feel you had a few too many holiday snacks over the past few weeks or perhaps you’ve been wanting to feel better, look better and get in better shape for a while.  656 more words

Siena Round Rock

A day with St. Catherine of Siena

Katie has been reading a biography on Saint Catherine of Siena by Sigrid Undset (recall Day 1 of our trip to Norway). On car rides or during after meal conversations, the family has been inspired by the stories Katie has shared about St. 1,295 more words