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To the Castle!

We managed to find our way back to the trail fairly easily, and started our trek in good spirits, heading out of the town of Poggio San Moiano in a much quainter downhill fashion than we arrived, including passing by … Continue reading

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Beauty Everywhere- Poggio San Lorenzo to Poggio San Moiano

 Today’s hike, and I mean HIKE, since the way was almost entirely up and then down with little traversing, was both glorious and (of course) exhausting. Unlike yesterday’s long distance, today we hiked only 9 miles, but I was very … Continue reading

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The trek begins! Via San Francesco

I want to start with some photos of Rieti, a small city in the very center of Italy. Here’s the proof! It turns out most businesses are closed on Mondays, so Annie and I had to settle for beer and … Continue reading

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Firenze to Rieti-before the trek

Today I made the resolution not to despair if I could not figure out the blogging issue on this trip. But that doesn’t mean I will stop trying! Today, Annie and I travel from Firenze to Rieti. If we were … Continue reading

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On the Road, in the Skies

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Enter into Adventure

This is a test. This is only a test. I’m kidding. This is not so much a test as an experiment. And here it is: I’m going on an adventure. To Italy! I leave tomorrow! And I’ve bought a nifty … Continue reading

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Chaos Boxed

Sometimes my world seems so out of control and out of focus I don’t know what to do with myself. Last year too many big shifting events that carried loss for me happened too close together. As a friend explained … Continue reading

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Open My Heart

Well, I never imagined I’d be the kind of blogger who posts twice a week (or even twice a month), but as my French maman would say, “Il n’faut pas exagérer quand même!” Translation: “Even so, one mustn’t exaggerate!” When … Continue reading

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The Pen!

Rebecca is a young cousin of mine whose mother (so young herself!) battled with cancer for several years and finally died this spring. Her dad shared this poem of Rebecca’s as part of his own grieving process and they both … Continue reading

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Pretending

I’m in a play. It’s been two years since I’ve been on stage and way longer than that since I’ve had a part that’s demanded I be real. So this is a challenge for me. A big fat pretending challenge. … Continue reading

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