Lago di Santa Croce, searching for a cool breeze.


August in the mountains of Italy. Entire days lay before me totally unscheduled. A state which in the past would terrify me, what to do? How to be productive and make each moment count? This summer, I felt in particula...

July 18, 2019

Left Bunny in the studio with Elena on our first show, in South America; right Bunny, Bearli, and I broadcasting remotely from Malpensa thanks to our personal sound engineer (Claudio, not pictured).

In the studio and on the road, Bunny and I are accompanying radio perso...

Our entire furry family – from left Prickles, Bearli, Nut guy, Bunny, Pici, Biancha, June bug, and Bianchino -  poses for Kenan from our terrace in Paradiso.

“I live in Paradiso” he said with an accent that swept this girl off her feet. Here I am 12 years later on 13 Ap...

March 22, 2019

Is it possible that as a professional trainer of effective communication that I still find myself often incapable of anything close to this concept with the person with whom I live? For my professional work I have studied various concepts of effective communication, th...

February 4, 2019

A collage of photos roasting Keith for 2019, year of the pig; top left Keith and I having a party; next Keith and Claudio meet over the Cubans Claudio has thoughtfully brought him as a meeting present (guaranteed friends for life); next them smoking said cigars for the...

January 21, 2019

 Golden sunshine illuminates the Bosphorus.

Kenan Soylu, software engineer and photographer dazzles us with his eyes on Istanbul. Lucky me, he is my Godson and features often in my blog with his photography as he shares our adventures. This post is dedicated entirely to...

January 9, 2019

Our hands joined on our wedding day, Bunny, Bearli (with one eye, shy like his Poppy), Bianca, and Biancina witness our union.

Nine years ago, on the ninth of January 2010, Claudio and I were married. In a tiny ceremony whipped up in three days with Dizee (of the Irish...

December 21, 2018

This photo is a representation of the holiday season for me. I had my first Irish coffee in Shreveport, Louisiana in December 1994 when I met, thanks to Wills, Di (Dizee) & Keith Levine

As with Thanksgiving, I have created around me traditions which satisfy my need for...

October 31, 2018

Pici gazes at our Halloween cookies wondering if they will be added to our family of poppets, they could definitely be seasonal avatars for Claudio & I.

Halloween has come to Europe, even trick or treating abounds these days, however different the form. Walking to town...

Esra, Bunny, & I wandering the streets of Paris come upon beautiful birds in a fountain square and took this photo for Christine our bird loving friend.

What do you consider a miracle? Escaping from a natural disaster with your life or can it be as simple as finding a p...

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