The Day We Didn’t Get Lost – Finale

If you’ve been following along, we intrepid travelers faced numerous obstacles in our path along the way to our Amalfi Coast home-away-from-home, but we didn’t let any of them deter us in our quest. After a long bus ride and steep climb up their driveway, we arrived just before sunset, unpacked our things in ourContinue reading “The Day We Didn’t Get Lost – Finale”

The Day We Didn’t Get Lost (Part Three)

What wise, punctual, careful travelers were we. We were punctual – oh, so punctual. We abandoned our (gorgeous) hike mid-afternoon, resisting the urge to soak in every last moment of time wandering and taking photos. This would certainly give us plenty of time to check into our room before dusk and get to know theContinue reading “The Day We Didn’t Get Lost (Part Three)”

Views from the Cut – Take One

Interrupting my Amalfi Coast nostalgia for a little taste of how ’bout what’s happening now. Happy to report I did the needful and sought some much-needed therapy this weekend — aka, a short drive down the road a piece to downtown Detroit, on a slightly hazy 80 degree day, with my favorite traveling companion. MoreContinue reading “Views from the Cut – Take One”

Next Stop: Tales from the Amalfi Coast

New month, same ole nostalgia. Stay tuned for photos and memoires of my trip to the Amalfi Coast in Italy, starting with Sorrento, journeying on to Marciano, another stop in Sorrento, a redux of my favorite moments in Positano (because you can never have too much Positano), and a roller coaster of a day onContinue reading “Next Stop: Tales from the Amalfi Coast”

Weird Sites in Rome, Take Twelve

We visited San Pietro in Vincoli to see Michelangelo’s Moses, but it’s near impossible to miss the supposed miraculously-infused chains that bound St. Peter on two separate occasions. It’s a bizarre story, but Catholicism is kind of well-known for that. The chains themselves warrant my Stamp of Weird. Then there’s the fact that these twoContinue reading “Weird Sites in Rome, Take Twelve”