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  • Everything in Italy is a weird ritual from blessing babies, to Mary’s flying through the air and chasing down a crucified Jesus, to ironing sheets. Seriously, a whole lot of weird going on. Since I don’t have all of the…

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    You Put Out

    January 26, 2016

    Francesco recently tried to learn American slang. Male Friend: Hey remember when your husband, the sexy Italian, took me on a date? Me: Yeah MF: And we went to Sundance. Me: Yeah. MF: That was fun. Me: Francesco said that…

  •    Ah, the holidays in December, the wonderful time of year when you accidentally jam your mother-in-law’s head in a hair dryer, that lovely month where your mom gives you a framed family picture that she’s photoshopped your dead brother…

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    Italy This Week

    December 14, 2015

    Mount Etna Explodes In Sicily.  : Am I the only person who thinks of a really mad old woman throwing a tantrum here? Anyway, Etna is pissed, she exploded into awesome badassery and caused an epic dust-thunder storm. Etna is the…

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    Grateful 

    November 27, 2015

       I just wrapped up a three hour game of Risk with my husband, younger siblings, my dad and my step mom. We had pie and drank coffee. Earlier today, Francesco and I had lunch with my mom, my step…

  • Baby, It’s Cold Outside. And Inside. I’m Basically Dying Of Hypothermia In Florence, Italy Let’s start this winter post about Italy with a short apology: I’ve been sort of absent lately. Not because I want to be but because Francesco…

  • It’s not every day that your husband sends you an article that makes you question whether or not humans should be wiped from the face of the planet. It’s mostly every other day, and especially a few days ago when…