Monthly Archives: July 2010

Breeze In

They mentioned that they might  “breeze in” one day on their way north. Sure enough, on a Sunday afternoon Joan and Erin arrived from Rome. We walked into the train station and there they were, as if we had been … Continue reading

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Bee Major

The sling chair looked inviting this morning. With a cup of hot tea in hand, I decided to sit down for a few minutes to soak in some warming rays of the morning sun. I settled back onto the cushioned … Continue reading

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Candid Camera

Too late! Sometimes a fork in the road really makes a big difference. Up the hill, just through Galuzzo on the outskirts of Firenze, Florence, we were cruising toward Viale Machiavelli. Caught up in conversation, we simply continued straight up … Continue reading

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Dreamy Summer Concert

Lucca is an unforgettable Tuscan town. As if time has stood still, the ancient brick walls enclose the city, keeping their promise to protect it. Now rather than being closed off with enormous wood and iron doors, the wall is … Continue reading

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“Note”-able Moments

We are storytellers Over the past 10 years we have used many different approaches—writing, music, art, video, creating a hand-made book, playing our music at coffee shops and now this blog—to tell a tale. Whatever method presented itself, we played … Continue reading

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The Last Tangle . . .

Documenting real life is tricky business. It probably would be much easier if our story was just our life alone, in some isolated way. But our lives are all tangled together with those of so many other people. To complicate … Continue reading

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Mirrors

Warning! Self-reflection under a magnifying glass may cause serious burns. As you may know, a little over two months ago we decided to move in a new direction—to write the story of this Italian adventure, documenting details and quirky happenings … Continue reading

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