Happy Thanksgiving wishes!
On this Thanksgiving Day we woke up to find a beautiful sunny morning after nearly a week of overcast, windy and rainy weather. What a way to start the day, with a lovely reminder of how much there is to be grateful for each and every morning! For all of my family and friends celebrating in America and around the world, may this be a beautiful, peaceful and very happy Thanksgiving!
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Going back to a familiar place, whether be your hometown or a city where you spent many years, is a strange mixture of emotions. When I landed in the Minneapolis – St. Paul airport recently for a visit back where I went to graduate school, it was comforting to know exactly where to go. Even the smell of the airport brought back so many memories. My feet led me down the right escalators, around the corners and to the Hiawatha Line Light Rail heading toward downtown Minneapolis. I didn’t even have to remind myself to stop and pay attention. The train . . . → Read More: The Eye Remembers Everything
I’m not a fan of American food. I’ve never liked fast food, creamy sauces, being hurried through meals or the ungodly amount of ice served in drinks. Heck, I don’t even like ketchup. But there is something I miss very much in my daily life on the Amalfi Coast.
Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries – any and all kinds of berries! I am very much for shopping in season, and I love when the sweet and tiny wild strawberries show up in the fruit and vegetable shops in the summer. I even have a little plant on my terrace that . . . → Read More: Photo Friday: Berries!
Later this week I’ll be making a trip back to Minnesota where I attended graduate school at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul. For many years while I worked on my Masters in Art History, I assisted with planning and hanging quite a few exhibitions for the Art History Department. The tables have been turned, however, and I am honored to be sharing with you all that some of the photographs I’ve taken on the Amalfi Coast have been included in the exhibit The Vision Changes – The Eye Remembers at the University . . . → Read More: The Vision Changes – The Eye Remembers
Over the past two weeks I’ve shared with you about the Mamma Agata Cooking School on the Amalfi Coast, located in an absolutely dreamy spot in Ravello, and one of my favorite cookbooks called “Mamma Agata – Simple and Genuine.” My dear friend Chiara Lima, author of the cookbook and director of the Mamma Agata Cooking School, is about to head off to the USA for a tour celebrating her fabulous cookbook. I know many of my readers are located in America, and I’m excited to share with you the details about Chiara’s cooking and book signing events. If . . . → Read More: Mamma Agata’s USA Cookbook Tour!