The Count Down . . .

Allora . . . it is beginning to seep into my daily consciousness.  My Italian adventure is less than three weeks away and final preparations are in progress.  At this point most of the details are related to finishing the semester and staying current with grading. ...

Spoiled Americana

Allora oggi . . . in my email box this morning is a note from the quaint villa located on the Amalfi coast where I had made a reservation several weeks ago.  The email message states that, “sorry I made a mistake.  I looked better, we do not have a pay pal for...

Mission Accomplished!

Oh my gosh, finally my very own blog site!  As a person with varying degrees of commitment issues, the thought of a blogging obligation both repel and attract me.  The repelling part is about committing to something and the attractive piece is well – committing...