I guess you have to be a Jimmy Buffet fan or the child of a Jimmy Buffet fan to recognize that title. Get ready for a long blog post! Italy and I are having a lover’s spat. The last time I wrote, we had been to Florence. It feels like that was 3 months ago. … Continue reading Gypsies with no palace
Our Internet connection is seriously touch and go here in the Italian countryside. We are talking dial up, people. I am surprised that the little AOL man hasn’t started running across the screen to connect me to the world like it did when I was in junior high. Sometimes having no Internet is a blessing. … Continue reading Florence Part II
On Saturday morning, we journeyed to Florence for a one night stay. We decided to drive this time (and if you have been keeping updated with my blogs you know why). It was a beautiful two hour drive through the mountains, actually the Alpinini, or foothills of the Italian alps. Instead of going over the mountains,… Continue reading Florence Part I
We took the train from Zurich to Italy last Tuesday. We all make mistakes as parents, but thinking we could manage two young children and ALL OF OUR CRAP as we went from train to train to station to rental car was the tip of the iceberg that sunk the Titanic. To all parents looking… Continue reading TrenItalia and Italy
Well, let me begin by saying that we are now in Italy and trying to figure out a lot of STUFF. I will write a few different posts so as not to overwhelm you with information. But before I begin, let me give you an abbreviated list of the things we have learned while travelling Europe with a… Continue reading A Day in Zurich
We have arrived in Zurich! The jetlag is insane but still manageable. An hour before we left for the airport, I caught Caroline doing this… Of course she learned to pull up on things an HOUR before we leave to catch a NINE HOUR flight. Thankfully the kids did great. They slept the whole time… Continue reading Siamo arrivati!
Time has started to play tricks on me. Sometimes it seems like we have plenty of time to do everything before we leave, other times I feel the pressure to do too much in too short of a time. Now we have two days left in this wonderful little city of ours. I am beginning… Continue reading Two Days