A wallpaper wizard

Look, it is not a lot to ask, I don’t think. After years and years and sleepless nights…

L’Ambulanza italiana

It was maybe the first spring-ish day we have had thus far. Lucky for me I got to…

An expat in blue jello

But what, oh what, is a little old-ish expat to do on a rainy Sunday morning? After a…

Mountains on the moon…Firenze.

We have disappointed our hosts, again. They left us slippers to use…pantofole…but we have not used them. Le…

“You did nothing to me” (“Non mi avete fatto niente”)

The San Remo 2018 Music Festival has chosen its winner!  Italian artists Ermal Meta & Fabrizio Moro won…

Learning to swear.

Today I learned to swear. Like…really. My family will tell you that like — for a million years…

Honeymooners with bad backs.

Weeks ago, before we arrived, I was talking to someone about our upcoming adventure. “You know”, she told…

Siamo arrivati.

Allora…so…siamo arrivati. We have arrived. Today is Day Numero 6. When we arrived, at first, I was sure,…

The Fire and the Roses

Eleven years ago we were getting ready to leave the house for the first seder at Jane’s house.…

Ben & Rob & Bear

It was just one of those beautiful mornings in early June in the way, way North…the kind of…

But oh, the ice fields!

Among the adventures I have always wanted but never told was to be here, where I am. When…

The Canadian Ukrainian.

It was late afternoon and we hadn’t eaten since early morning.   We were driving the TransCanadian highway…

But for the regrettable absence of appropriate shape wear.

Last week I took the stage at the Madison production of Listen to your Mother (www.listentoyourmother.com) courage in…

Scaffolding.

I love the scaffolding. The scaffolding. I love in the city to see scaffolding against a building. I…

The S Word

She gave me permission to write this. We were all sitting on the couch watching the end of…

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