Tag Archives: Italy

Happy Birthday from Buca Di Beppo’s

Katie and Henry have  birthdays in August and today seemed the perfect opportunity to celebrate .  At the last minute Chris and his family were unable to join us and we missed them  but  a good time was had by … Continue reading

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Ancient Roma, video simulation

                                                   www.visioninconsciousness.org Rome, the Eternal City. The home where ancient Romans believed that no matter the … Continue reading

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A Roman Surprise. . . . . .

Let me take you back to the Roman Christmas my family had. David had taken students to spend the fall semester in Rome and the children and I were to fly over and meet him for Christmas.  The apartment he … Continue reading

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David and Goliath. . . . .Ted Talks

This is the baroque masterpiece of David by Giovanni  Lorenzo  Bernini at the  moment of release of his sling shot  in the Villa Borghese in Roma. The sculpture is chiseled from marble. Notice the detail in the face, legs, arms … Continue reading

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Another Pope, Another Place, Another Blessing. . . . .

During my husband’s tenure, he has taken groups of architecture students  to study in Rome and travel  all through  Italy, for a semester abroad , similar to his  trips to India.  David always says that “Professors don’t get  rich but … Continue reading

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Pannini Not Panini ?

Oh I have to quickly get your attention before you click me off after seeing this grand 18th century portrait of Govanni Paol Pannini!  Here is the more well know panini or hot toasted Italian sandwich , we all know … Continue reading

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Another Trip. . . . Another Destination. . . . .

WELCOME TO HOLLAND by Emily Perl Kingsley. c1987 by Emily Perl Kingsley. All rights reserved Please take a few minutes to read this.  It has a universal theme for all of us, not just a mother of a child with … Continue reading

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