What. A. Day. Today we hopped a train up to Florence. We unexpectedly took a short tour of Florence, which included the Duomo and Ponte Vecchio, all to arrive at church 20 minutes later than we could have. It was a nice walk, no one complained, the kids got ice cream, and we still made … Continue reading Days that make you go whew.
So at this point it might be important to mention where I am. Most likely, the only people reading my blog are people that know me personally. I mean, you could all be sharing my blog with other people you know that do not know me, which would be nice, but if you aren’t that’s … Continue reading Acts of Italians
I really like bikes. I really want a bike. Bikes are everywhere in this town. I almost equally enjoy walking the streets here in Arezzo; in all of Italy really. Walking is good for the body. So is riding bikes. I wish that where I lived in America it was more acceptable to walk around … Continue reading Bicycle Cycles
Today we visited Poppi, Italy. This castle sits at the top of the hill in Poppi.This is one of many reasons that I love Europe. I am a nerd. I love history. I could have stayed in this castle all day, but Charlie made me leave. I also remembered today that I have a subconscious fear … Continue reading Castles aren’t America, but fences are.
Today has been a day of many interesting happenings. My day began with finding a scorpion in the bathroom, right next to my foot. Do I even need to continue? Charlie was just telling me the other night about finding a few scorpions in the house a few months back. He hadn’t seen any since then. … Continue reading Interesting Happenings
I didn’t tell you that yesterday’s post was Part 1, but this is Part 2. So, that automatically makes yesterday’s post Part 1. Clearly unintended. I was thinking last night and this morning about my blog yesterday. I realized a crucial part was missing. I don’t want everyone walking from my blog thinking that I am … Continue reading Challenged and Convicted Pt. 2
Today was a holiday in Italy. La Festa della Repubblica (Festival of the Republic). That means no school, everything is closed, and we take a Worthy Adventure. We took a trip to Citta di Castello (City of the Castle). It was pretty neat. The original city is still surrounded by the large stone city walls. … Continue reading Challenged and Convicted
Today was church day. I mean, it was Sunday, so that makes perfect sense. Church was great. When you go to church in a foreign country, that means a lot of things. If you don’t understand a language, then you will probably just be overwhelmed. If the people are worshipping, you will probably be awed … Continue reading Worth and a Worthy Adventure
Last Saturday, I woke up and did not know what to do with myself. School was finished and I had absolutely no responsibilities. It was such an odd feeling. It took me 3 hours to decide to actually go outside for a run. This Saturday, I woke up and did not know what to do … Continue reading A whole lot of whatever
Today I slept until 11 A.M. Who does that? (no offense to those who enjoy sleeping) I missed half of the day, which only frustrates me. Now I feel like I only have half of a day to write about it. Which probably helps me because too many things happen in one day here to … Continue reading Life that Overwhelms