Author Archives: Anne Greco

I Was Afraid

I remember the first time I entered a college classroom to teach Art History. I was unsure of how and when to enter. Do I stand at the door and greet the students as they enter? Do I stand at … Continue reading

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Elephants, Sailing, and Serendipity

Elephants What would you think if I told you that I agreed to share part of my life with an elephant but that each and every day I was angry that there was an elephant in my life and every … Continue reading

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Not This

Do you ever have times where you can’t articulate what you want, but one thing you are certain of is what you don’t want? Liz Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love, calls it a “Not This” moment. The “Not This” … Continue reading

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How Good Are You At Asking?

Italian Rum Cake Circa 1967 When I was young I did not ask for what I wanted. It never occurred to me to say out loud what I desired. I wished and hoped that the adults around me would read … Continue reading

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What Do Paul Gauguin and Adele Have In Common?

Touring isn’t something that I’m good at. Adele   I read this quote from Adele today in an article in which she discussed her desire to quit touring. For me her admission radiated bravery to buck a system and to … Continue reading

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Meet Filomena and Elisa

Filomena rose with the sun. There were many things to do this day and she wanted to tackle the hardest one first. Heading out the door, she walked the narrow streets of Campolattaro. A few of her neighbors were already … Continue reading

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Ireland At Last!

Last week found me celebrating my birthday in Ireland. As you may know, it’s been my desire for a while to travel to Ireland. While I’ve visited England many times to visit my husband’s family I’d never taken that short … Continue reading

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