The president of Italy, Sergio Mattarella, has been in town for more than a week. Except for the extra security around the house, and reporters occasionally standing outside the house doing interviews, you would hardly even know … [ Continue reading... ]
This last week has mostly been devoted to moving into and getting things settled in our new apartment. It took 5 trips to move all our belongings here. We were walking and rolling carry-on luggage about a … [ Continue reading... ]
Coming here was surprisingly uneventful. We stepped off the plane in Olbia, collected our bags, and stepped into a whole new world! — moving from Texas to Italy. Our school set us up with a driver. He … [ Continue reading... ]
So devastated about the earthquake in Italy. We were in Umbria two years ago this week, not very far from where the earthquake struck today. Lovely countryside, and many tiny villages with buildings almost 1,000 years old.
The Leaning Tower of Pisa is one of the most famous landmarks in the world. Located in Pisa, Italy, it was built over a period of about 200 years beginning in 1173. The tower originally served as the bell tower … [ Continue reading... ]