Day-in-Ottawa

We had two days in Ottawa. One was spent with Sam and a part of that we had to go exploring on our own. The other we pretty much had to ourselves. I went to law school at the University of Ottawa so we drove around my old campus where I recognized almost nothing. But...
Susan in Palm Springs

Susan in Palm Springs

31 October 2019 As I have written before, Adele and Benito have a house in in Palm Springs. To our sorrow, our friend Benito passed away recently and Palm Springs presents a problem for Adele. It is hard to spend time there alone. So this last time she went she asked...

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...