Learning to Cook a Tuscan Feast in Florence

What a day! Today we spent six hours in a cooking class: “Wanna Be Italiano! Cooking Class and Central Market Tour” we discovered through Florence Town Tours. We started at the market where vendors explained the mysteries of high quality, Read More …

Odds and Ends for Today

The Uffizi Gallery was magnificent, every bit as spectacular as I had imagined. But, it’s hard to write about. Maybe after a day I’ll be able to, but right now, I’m overwhelmed by the art, history, and the emotion of Read More …

Lost

…and foolish. Very foolish. You know how I said you can walk everywhere in Florence within twenty minutes. Well, I proved myself wrong. I found other places. I could blame it on the Citronella, or the kitchen fan, but the Read More …

Wine Town Photos

The jazz string quartet getting ready to perform at the Wine Town event. Notice the statues in the back. Those are the ones I’ve been trying to figure out. Another of the wine tasting venues. The harpist at another wine Read More …

Bitten Alive

For those readers who may be drowning in jealousy reading about my trip to Italy, I offer you my blood letting story. What can I say? Normally, bugs don’t like me. Mosquitoes and wasps will check me out and leave Read More …

Wine Town Firenze

Eager to experience all the cultural events, not to mention the vino, of the Firenze wine festival, we purchased our passes early, studied the map of the locations in town and arrived at our first destination precisely at 3:00 p.m. Read More …