Sicily – Like Going Home

When we found out we were going to be stationed in Italy I about fell over with excitement and anticipation.  Partly because ... Europe!  But partly also because my mother's side of the family all hails from Sicily - and my dad's bloodline comes from a humble mining village in the Slovakian mountains, I'm working on … Continue reading Sicily – Like Going Home

First Trip to Rome

The husband and I decided the first trip to Rome we should drive then following trips we would figure out the train system.  It was I think just under two hours to go from our town to the middle of Rome where we had reservations at Hotel Della Nazioni.  The husband chose this hotel mainly … Continue reading First Trip to Rome

Getting Back On Track

It has been a crazy couple of months with finding and moving in to our home (for the next few years) and exploring our new town. We moved to a small town just North of Naples and hundreds of years away.  Ok not literally but the town has ruins from the gladiator era and apparently … Continue reading Getting Back On Track

Overseas to Overseas part 2- First Half

Finally arriving in Tucson, Arizona on the 5th of March! We were picked up at the airport by my parents and went to their home to visit and pick up our well missed Mustang to use while in town. I miss that car, is that weird? Maybe so but there it is. They are taking … Continue reading Overseas to Overseas part 2- First Half

Frantic February

I know it's been a bit since I last posted, so much has been happening this month with preparing for our move out of Japan.  Plus we have been battling a little bit with admin trying to get our flights figured out.  It's so hard to push off a big trip till the last minute, … Continue reading Frantic February

Two Off The Japan Bucket List

As our time in Japan comes to a close we managed to get one last trip in that has been hanging over us for the last three years.  It accomplishes ticking off more than one bucket list for us.  Some will not appreciate our indulgence here but it was something we truly wanted to experience … Continue reading Two Off The Japan Bucket List

Memories and Cravings

So recently I've been thinking about, remembering and craving my mother's ... (pause for effect) Peach Cobbler! Like this but probably better because...well ... she made it! This was not just your every day cobbler.  It was EPIC!  Big pan, Big slices of peaches and BIG yummy baked dough.  It was often a Sunday morning … Continue reading Memories and Cravings