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My kind of lunch

 Pimiento di Padron, fried shrimp pancakes, and a big salad salad with those darling little gem lettuces,endive, and not just any bacon, but fried Iberico! Did you know they drink mostly beer in southern Spain?? I spent the morning writing and eating sweet strawberries. Okay…I know. I eat a lot! …

Thoughts from Florence…

L’abc 2013. 100% Sangiovese made by wine lovers Adriano Zago, Bernardo Conticelli and Ciro Beligni from vines grown 600 meters high in Lamole, in Chianti Classico. Vinified first in stainless steel, then terracotta amphora, then wood. It’s a very pretty wine with high cherry notes which were gorgeous on the …

What brings you alive?

I ask myself as I ask you ~ What brings you alive? What brings me alive is the active participation of being in a culture different from my own, relating with a heightened sense of awareness and an open heart looking for a way in. I feel we have found …

Lust for Travel…

A Beautiful September to You Late summer skies are getting bluer and there is the faintest hint of cool in the air. Most people are ending their summer holidays and going back to work or school. So am I. Thank goodness it’s the traveling kind. I’m ready to hit the …

Walk like a Sevillian

Andalucia congures up warm light, ochre colored fields, spacious skies with gracious, pompous clouds — a perfect environment for olive trees, grapevines, scrub oaks, and acorn forests. From the ingenuity that the Phoenicians first brought, then the Arabs, Spain today rests on the laurels of the past. They have a …