Exploring Pompeii

Hard to believe that Pompeii dates back to AD 62 and how so many of the remaining structures have outlived the test of time. Even through the ruins, one can see vestiges of what was once a highly-advanced community with a well-designed theater, forum for main gatherings, baths and gardens. I think what many people …

52 Weeks, Week 27

Our summer adventure has started, a few days in France and now Italy. We’re now in the Amalfi Coast after several days in Capri. Every time I’ve come back to Italy, the country I’ve visited most after France, I am reminded how much I love the culture, the food and the people. Capri was a …

Salvation From The Cold

It’s March and yet we’ve got a few inches of snow again yesterday, enough to delay school openings and cause a bit of a mess. I tried not to complain about this winter but it’s hard not to. I want to be hopeful but it’s challenging when you see yet another snowflake icon in your …