August Heat and The Return

I am hunkered down mostly in August.  It's just hot!  I don't like hot. In our little town they are celebrating the Assumption of Mary and Ferragosto (Summer holiday) with fireworks last night and a parade with Mary altar carried to the church, outdoor concerts tonight and tomorrow as well as street fair booths with … Continue reading August Heat and The Return

A Love Letter To My Husband

What a special time of year this is for us.  A couple of weeks ago marked the anniversary of the day we met in 2003.  Yesterday, the anniversary of our wedding 2012.  Today the anniversary of your entering this world 1972. Cale, I am so incredibly thankful and can’t accurately express what you have gifted … Continue reading A Love Letter To My Husband

Black Friday Madness Italian Style

It started in America but has bled to many countries across the world.  The Black Friday phenomenon.  What began as the big holiday sale day of the year, the day after Thanksgiving has grown into a monster that some obnoxious sellers begin earlier in the week and has extended to Cyber Monday - the Monday … Continue reading Black Friday Madness Italian Style

Another Bullet Point List

I have posts I want to put up about things like the holiday a few days ago and such but man there is so much going on right now I can't seem to sit down to sort it out. Happening: Our orders are not solid yet so we are not sure where we are headed … Continue reading Another Bullet Point List

Getting Out in Japan

First off, my feet are tired and sore.  I truly love that so much of Japan is so very accessible, however my feet are not used to this much activity.  I am hoping they catch up and get in the game soon or the next 3 years will be painful - I'm not giving up … Continue reading Getting Out in Japan