Tag Archives: Pilgrimage

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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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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May Musings

It may be rainin’ but there’s a rainbow above you.                                                 The Eagles, Desperado I am so over the rainy, cold spring weather. I haven’t wanted to do anything but sit on the couch under a blanket. … Continue reading

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True Confession #1: I Spent Time in John Lennon’s Bedroom

True Confession #1: I spent time in John Lennon’s bedroom. True Confession #2: I was on a house tour in Liverpool when I visited John’s childhood home called Mendips. But, I was the only person in the bedroom. I wasn’t … Continue reading

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Leaps of Faith and a Birth Announcement

I’m not good at leaping. I’m trying but it’s not my favorite thing to do.There, I’ve admitted it. Over the past year I have really made an effort to move out of my comfort zone, which is not really comfortable … Continue reading

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