Tag Archives: Italy

The Revidere Shawl – FINISHED!!!!!!

This past weekend, while away at The Sea Ranch, I finished the Revidere Shawl, an original design I am entering in the Claudia Hand Painted Yarns “Shawl the Love” Contest. I don’t really have the right words to tell you … Continue reading

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What’s on the Needles?

I’ve been knitting several things at once, lately, but have failed to blog about them or to post them to my Ravelry page. I’m gonna try and fix that right now. Ravelry’s been updated (my user name is Bobo, if … Continue reading

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Cinque Terre Bracelet

I promised I’d start blogging about the handicrafts I bought in Italy and we’ll start with this small, but really fun bracelet I bought in the Cinque Terre. Here’s a picture. I bought this bracelet for 20 Euros, about $26. … Continue reading

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Zuppa Arcidossana

The first thing I am making since my trip to Italy is – not surprisingly – FOOD! A girl’s gotta eat – her husband, too, despite the fact that he lost 10 lbs on our trip eating three desserts a … Continue reading

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Back From Italy

Well, we made it home after about 24 hours of no sleep. Considering that some people who set out on a trans-Atlantic flight just before us did not make it home to their loved ones, we feel even more blessed … Continue reading

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Florence

By now we are in Rome and almost ready to come home, but I am still catching up. So . . . . Florence did not make a good first impression. We arrived in the heat of late afternoon – … Continue reading

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More Cinque Terre

Today we are in Siena, but I am still catching up. So back to the Cinque Terre. After two days of hiking between four of the five towns, we decided to take a day and just hang around town. We … Continue reading

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The Cinque Terre

Hi, everyone. I am writing to you today from Florence, but need to catch up on places we’ve already been. So get ready for the Cinque Terra. This place is gorgeous! It is a cluster of “five lands,” or towns, … Continue reading

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In Venice

As I write this to you, Terry and I are sitting on our terrace in our Moneglia hotel, overlooking the Ligurian Sea. Yeah. I know. This trip totally rocks. So even though we are now on the border of the … Continue reading

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Trento

Tonight is the last night of our three-night stay here and this city – its people, its art, its architecture and its food and wine – have not disappointed. Rick Steves does not devote even a page to Trento and … Continue reading

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