Monthly Archives: June 2013

Italy Passions

I have spent a lifetime trying to satiate my passions. I know that’s embarrassingly self-indulgent and like many self-aware Americans, I often tried to hide my obsessions. Then I moved to Italy. I found an entire country of free spirits. From Milano to Palermo, Italians live their lives in quest of perfect pleasures. I don’t […]

Italy The Return – Part Two, The Sensations

Not long after Jenny returned from an extended visit with her family in Florida, she admitted that she had missed the “sounds of Italy.” Sounds? I found that curious. It’s undeniable that Italy is a feast for the sense … the feel of omnipresent history, the excitement of driving the Amalfi Coast. Tourists traverse oceans […]

Italy The Return – Part One, The Muse

Dear Readers: Some of you may have noticed that these pages have been abandoned lately, like fields of sunflowers left unharvested on Italian hillsides. You see that from time to time. It’s not that the field isn’t rich with the fruit of the “girasole,” and it’s not that my mind isn’t filled with the seeds […]