Sometimes you really are here for a good time and not a long time. We had a whirlwind visit to see family and also to a little bit of fun back into what has become a rapidly passing by summer. We arrived in the County early afternoon, and although I can proudly say that I
Full disclosure, we didn’t do justice to Florence. We did not do much advance research into all of the things to see and do, and we did not give ourselves enough time to fully embrace it. And now we will have to return. Florence is known for its art and museums and we skipped the
The next step of our trip was Naples, a town we don’t know a whole lot about except that it’s close to Pompeii and Vesuvius and has a reputation that there is lots of crime. That being said, it hasn’t felt any less safe than any other city I’ve travelled to so maybe what was
Berlin baby! After and incredibly long day we arrived somewhat wilted but none the worse for wear. No luggage lost, only minor misadventure, and really too tired to do much more than have dinner and get some sleep. We really are staying at the Hotel California, and that song has been on loop in my
We are home and unpacked, so I figured it was time to give you the low down on a few more wineries from our most recent visit to the county. If you missed the first post from last week you can catch it here. It’s been a hot and dry summer, and outside of one
It’s vacation 2016 and at the moment I’m relaxing in the yard alongside the two dogs and enjoying a coffee. The rest of the crew is off enjoying the beach while I’m enjoying a book, the quiet, and the summer breeze off the lake. It is a good day indeed. If you read any of
It’s time for more stories about our wine tasting adventures. There are few things that I should clarify first. Namely, we have not been to all of the wineries yet, although we did give it our best shot. There is probably another 30 or so waiting for our arrival. You can only do so much.
I have been waiting all week to find time to share this adventure with you. Something wonderful happened this summer. My children became old enough to stay home on their own while my husband and I went away for a few nights. Gloriously alone. To be clear, by “old enough” I mean that one of