Arrivederci Firenze - fino alla prossima volta!
My last day in Firenze - busy wrapping things up, whizzing about town on my trusty bicicletta. Mixed emotions with so many special memories of work and play. This definitely isn’t goodbye - Italia holds too great a pull for the heart. This is a place to fill the mind, feed the body, nurture the soul, and strengthen the spirit. So.. grazie mille Firenze - fino alla prossima volta!
Here's to the best singer, dancer and would-be art graduate I know! I could never hope to find a bigger heart or more generous spirit. Your wit and wisdom, strong values, work ethic, kindness, positive attitude and love of life are an inspiration to all. Love you Pops! Great to be able to share this special day with you in Florence. A bittersweet day of celebration and farewells - friendships forged during the past 3 years of intensive learning and creativity at the FAA, lear
Freedom in Fiesole
As the summer days grow warm and humid in the city, it is always a joy to climb the surrounding hills and breathe the cooler air of Fiesole. This enchanting hilltop town with its wonderful market and sense of community boasts a hallowed heritage - including Etruscans, Romans, esteemed writers, poets, artists and monks. Michelangelo would walk to the foothills to escape the heat - perhaps like me overlooking the same olive groves, cypress and Umbrella pines, and from the peace