The Art of America

Antonello and I had spent the past year and a half doing online art history lessons with my dad on the other side of the world, and so when I finally flew back to Indianapolis after two years of no travel, I kind of expected that dad and I would get started on art rightContinue reading “The Art of America”

The Pinks of Ferrara

We are on our way. We are finally out the door, finally  meandering our way through a very warm Ferrara, in search of all of the castles and churches and art that we can find. Out vacation started yesterday morning, when I dragged myself out of bed at 5:30 AM to finish all the packing.Continue reading “The Pinks of Ferrara”

The Colors of Tuscany

It wasn’t meant to be an art trip. It really wasn’t. My friend and I had made a pact to end our ten week online course with a short trip to Tuscany — just two days away on a Friday and a Saturday at the start of July. Siena is three hours west of us,Continue reading “The Colors of Tuscany”

Tutto Bene

Antonello got his second vaccine shot yesterday. It was in the afternoon, and I called him from work during my lunch hour to check up on him. I’m not even there yet! Antonello shouted over the machinery and the radio blaring at the shoe factory. I don’t go till 3:30. I waited and waited, tookContinue reading “Tutto Bene”

Sunday at the Beach

The beach was an afterthought this weekend as the forecast called for rain, and we were exhausted. I was so tired and ready to have a day of nothing at all. I felt like work was getting the best of me, and all of our busy weekends were beginning to take their toll, one afterContinue reading “Sunday at the Beach”

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