Arrivederci Roma….

There is something magical about Rome.  Whether you have just passed by or spent extended periods of time here, you will have probably experienced the same feeling.  They call it the Eternal City… Continue reading

An Evening in Trastevere…..

“Como e’ bella ce’ la luna brilla, stretti Stretti como e’  bello passeggiar Sotto il cielo di Roma Down each avenue, street or strada You can see ‘em disappearin’ two by two On… Continue reading

I love Ortigia

Have you ever had a terrible, horrible date where you thought you knew who the person in front of you was or, most importantly, who you were?  And in looking back you realize that… Continue reading

My Sicily Giveaway: 27,000++ !!!

Buonasera Cari Lettori/Good Evening Dear Readers ~ 3 years ago exactly this week, I decided to launch this blog and began writing my first book, My Sicily.  First this incubator of ideas was… Continue reading

Un Caffe’ Siciliano

Dicono che il miglior caffe’ si trova a Napoli, almeno cosi cantava una vecchia canzone “U cafe’ sulu a Napule u sanu fa, e nessuno si spiega perche’ e’ una vera specialita’!”  Si,… Continue reading

Brucoli: A Secret Fishing Village in South-Eastern Sicily

Tonight, we take a special journey….super special for me because it is here, in this idyllic and, almost secret {no longer, since I’m sharing it with you} fishing village of Brucoli that my… Continue reading

Artisan Made in Taormina

 To return to a place you thought you knew all along and find new details you had been missing before is like seeing a person you thought you once knew only to discover… Continue reading

Exquisite Taormina

You must be a few centuries old to exude such beauty, poetry, elegance, exquisite refinement…. Enchanted and enchanting is the gracious romantic hilltop town of Taormina.  Splendidly situated high above the valley floor,… Continue reading

Theatrical Palermo

“Imparerete, a vostre spese, che nella vita incontrerete tante maschere e pochi volti”  {Luigi Pirandello} “You will learn, at your own expenses, that you will meet many masks and only a few faces… Continue reading

My Sicily in interfaith dialogue at House of Praise International!

I want to thank the women’s group of House of Praise International for inviting and welcoming me to their ladies monthly meeting of praise last evening.  We engaged in a conversation about My… Continue reading