The Evening Reception

The Evening Reception We go to the Most Amazing Meal there ever was! The Castello di Septe is an actual medieval castle and fortress that was destroyed and repaired several times through its long history. Its last battle was during the Second World War when Allied...

The Wedding

The Wedding nella Chiesa di San Pancrazio in Colle Grande, a centuries old Benedictine Abbey Church The wedding itself took place at the Chiesa (Church) di San Pancrazio in Colle Grande which is a fratzione (nearby town) di Roccascalegna. This small country church was...

The Morning Reception

The Morning Reception The morning of the Wedding, before the ceremony, we gather to see the Bride leave for the Church. Barbara and Manuel had taken a new apartment to move into after they were wed. It was here that she chose to get dressed for the wedding. I presume,...

Festa di Biera a Pratovecchio

Festa di Birra in Pratovecchio We go to a German Beerfest in Pratovecchio and have a great time! So here we are in Susan’s town on the 19th of September 2014. I had found a flyer in a store advertising a Beerfest in a town called Pratovecchio not far from us. I looked...

Lunch with Celso

Lunch with Celso We are invited to Celso and Anna Maria’s home just outside of Arezzo for Lunch and a dalla Noce family “Get Together” Susan’s has a younger brother, Celso, who lives between Arezzo and Capolona in a beautiful country home. He and his...

Alla Casa di Tony and Anarita

Alla Casa di Annarita & Tony We were invited twice to dinner at Tony and Annarita’s and both times were amazing! I know it seems like I dwell on food all of the time, and I suppose I do. It is near and dear to my heart. But food is very important in...