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So… what is this?

So… this isn’t a food blog (although I do love eating out and do quite a bit of it); it isn’t a travel blog (although in my past life I did do A LOT of travel, but that has now … Continue reading

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When this plane lands… in China…

So I didn’t think I’d ever see the day come that I would be in a Buick with 4 other people driving through the Chinese countryside at 140 km per hour.  How fast is 140 km hour anyway?  Do I … Continue reading

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When this plane lands, part two…

Well- I guess we can see how that last “re-committment to the blog” went…  That was October, and it’s now January.  But now is the perfect time to refocus as so much has happened since then… This past Friday I … Continue reading

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Recommitment to the blog…

I started with such a bang…  Posting every day of my Italian holiday.  And even one post after that!  I think the challenge is I’m not sure exactly what I want this blog to be…  what is that I want … Continue reading

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Tuscan Hangover

Symptoms of an Alcohol Hangover- dry mouth, headache, achy body, stomach that won’t quit. Symptoms of a Tuscan Hangover- dry mouth that wants to be quenched with a carafe of red table wine (which is most likely just as good if … Continue reading

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A final night in Lucca before heading home…

So… final night in Lucca.  A walk on the wall, some gelato, a stroll past what happens to be the cool joint in town (Re-Wine, a wine bar.  And a cute name.)  Although I’m ready to go home, at the … Continue reading

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How to rent a villa in Tuscany…

As I am nearing the end (OK, it’s really near.  Like, tomorrow.) of my first villa rental experience in Tuscany, I thought I would capture some thoughts/notes/ideas about the experience that I know might have been helpful to my friends … Continue reading

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