Worst Way to End the Trip

Well I’ve done it again. Another late post. I’m posting this in December. This time the post wasn’t even completed … But there is a good reason. So I’ve finished it to the best of my recollection …. Here goes… This morning I feel better – markedly better. Not 100% but I’m at a solid […]

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The Hole in the Plan

Upon arriving at Milano Centrale, the train station, my transfer to the airport was easy. There I grabbed a breakfast of frittata and yogurt before the flight. The flight itself was uneventful. We ate again – chicken breast with some mash up of potatoes and green beans in a mustard mayonnaise sauce, and a dry […]

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Morning Reverie

The rhythm of the train is a roar in my ears and in my body, a visceral rapid-fire low pitched thrum that subsumes me as we barrel into the darkness of the Italian night. It is 5:45 a.m. as I write this and I am encompassed in a steel cocoon, the cabin bright with the […]

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