Timing is Everything

Time for a day trip. In settling down in Bologna I made a decision that rather than haul luggage continuously I would rather stay in one place and take day trips to surrounding towns. From Bologna I can easily reach Modena, Verona, and Ravenna. Scheduling is an issue: tomorrow is Monday and I previously have […]

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Eating Without Regrets

I just love waking up in Florence. There is just something unreal about this place. You can be wandering down a small cramped street and suddenly it will open onto an expansive piazza grounded by a ponderous medieval palace. That is the experience we had tonight. I can’t help but wonder what this square felt […]

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Putting Things Into Perspective

After a fitful sleep I woke to a breakfast of blueberry muffin, yogurt, and orange juice. The plane landed and we sat on the tarmac for an extra 30 minutes. Just because. I’ve had this happen before at CDG, and have decided it must be part of the normal French workflow that is designed to […]

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