So much to see, so little time……

So, last night I had dinner at my mom’s house and thought I would take that opportunity to ask her what I should see while I’m in Florence.  She used to teach art history so she knows a thing or two about it.  While I knew that Florence has a remarkable treasure trove of interesting…

Finding the perfect walking shoes…..and other fairy tales.

In a perfect world there would be perfect walking shoes. Or so I keep thinking. A while back I noticed that the shoe stores had stopped carrying my shoe size. “Do you have this one in a five and a half?” I’d ask, dangling my latest find under their nose. I wasn’t prepared for the…

The map tells the story……

Here’s a map and description of the wonderful tour Nada Vergili of Nada’s Italy has put together for us. If you click on the blue markers you can see a description of what we will be doing. I have a few days on my own before and after the tour – not sure of where I…

Pre Trip Log: Testing the iPad

Those of you who know me aren’t surprised. Yes. I’m geeky about technology. Love it. So when I found an application for my iPad that would allow me to easily create WordPress.com posts AND insert photos from my camera I was excited! I’m testing this today to see how it works. Seems easy enough and…

Expect the unexpected……

It has taken me most of my adult life to learn how to enjoy my lunch hour during the work day. I know, it sounds crazy.  But I think I’ve spent all my working years with thoughts racing through my head about projects or problems and I could not figure out how to turn them…