Our Writer's Car Pool Rocks

“Stories are the glue that holds together our fragile human enterprise.” Donald Maass,Writing the Breakout Novel, p. 229 We have the best car pool in the world, filled with laughter, tears and friendship. What would you expect when you cram Read More …

Packing up our Italian adventure

All good things must come to an end. But Italy? I’m not ready to say goodbye. This is a picture of our favorite gelato shop, Gelateria dei Niri. (pic by PJ) We visited last¬† night (and for that matter, most Read More …

My Apologies from Italy

The cappuccinos taste even better than they look. I offer you one with my apologies. Cyber issues: At the moment, I can’t reply to comments made on my blog. I’ve been trying for hours but have only managed to get Read More …

Aching in Florence

On every trip a traveler must suffer. Each in her own way. I’ll call it my Pandora Principle, because she opened the box. I’m suffering, and I know that’s not entertaining news, but it’s real.¬† My knees, hips and lower Read More …