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.
Acts of Italians
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
Castles aren’t America, but fences are.
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
Challenged and Convicted Pt. 2
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
Challenged and Convicted
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
Worth and a Worthy Adventure
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
A whole lot of whatever
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
Life that Overwhelms
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