Monthly Archives: May 2012

Enough Already!

Duct tape. The miracle material was invented in 1942. Since then, it has been acclaimed as the perfect solution to fix just about anything, from a broken pipe to aircraft. More recently, its versatility has brought it to the forefront … Continue reading

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The Kindness of Strangers

A mad dash between trains: the one from Lure, France arrived 30 minutes late. 5:45 pm, and the one to Vernon was scheduled to depart in 7 minutes. We raced to the ticket machine. It was less than agreeable. In … Continue reading

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A Tuscan Evening

An invitation arrived 6 months ago by email. Simple. Straightforward. The message read, “At their place in Tuscany, some friends are hosting an event to launch my latest book, Etruscan Evenings. We hope you’ll be able to join us! Kind … Continue reading

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