For the Italians, our Thanksgiving Day, Il Giorno del Ringraziamento, celebration is a little foreign to say the least. Turkey, for one, is not something that is readily available in these parts. Well, I take that back, it is in the form of sliced breasts or even maybe the odd leg or two, but never […]


It has been two years today since we were forced to say goodbye. Oh what I would give to be able to hear your voice again…to be a child and absorb every little word. I am so blessed that I had time with you as an adult as well. You taught me more than you […]


So my head is not really where it should be right now…which is attached to my body. Do you all ever get like that…hands move and type things that you didn’t even think or do things that you did not mean to do and it takes you a while to figure it out? The link […]

Loving right now…

I think it is time we try to concentrate on the nice things. So with that in mind…here is a little list of 10 things I am loving right now, in no particular order, and subject to change tomorrow! 1. My fireplace…the warmth and glow you can feel from the big leather chair parked right […]

November Morning

Mr. November, I was about to give up on you, seriously. I have to say you have been a little melancholy this year and it is not helping any of us. You have allowed the sun to shine exactly one day…and I can tell you which one, Wednesday November 11th, San Martino, the day we […]