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Wine Tasting in Tuscany

Wine Tasting in Tuscany

The Vineyards and Estate of Fattoria San Donato

Wine Tasting in Tuscany has been a decades long goal of Karen’s and mine so when we finally got to Tuscany, we knew we’d be spending some time in a winery. Read More

Karen and Ken’s Excellent Adventure – Part 2 in Tuscany

The Cathedral in Siena

The Cathedral in Siena

The next day we took a train to Sienna to see the sights. Read More

Lucca and Tuscany – Day 1

View from Guinigi Tower

The View of Lucca from Guinigi Tower

Lucca was a one day stop over between Cinque Terre and Tuscany but it turned out to be a real find. Read More

Italy – Verona and Bergamo

Night Time Illumination of the Roman Amphitheater in Verona

Day 5 and we’re in Verona. We’re here because the Maitre d at my favorite Italian restaurant in New York City is from Verona and said it’s a beautiful city and we had to see it. Read More

Venice – Our First Italian Stop

The Grand Canal

The first day in Venice, we just walked around all day and got a feel for the city. Read More

Remembering Two Wine Friends

Jean-Henri Schÿler and Anne Moulton

Remembering Jean-Henri Schÿler and Anne Moulton

My blog posts are usually quite bit lighter than this one, but looking back at 2016 has left me feeling decidedly morose this morning.  2016 sucked – there really isn’t any other way to look at it. Terrorist attacks, the passing of a number friends and celebrities and an almost historically reviled election, made 2016 seemed to last for decades. Thankfully though 2016 really was only one year long. Yep, as bad as it was, it was still only a year – just 366 days (I bet you forgot that 2016 was actually a leap year so 2016 actually had an extra day to inflict its woe upon us). Read More

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