Monthly Archive for: ‘July, 2010’

Everyone – dive into the pool!


See and download the full gallery on posterous Hmmm, trunks or no trunks?! It is summer and it is hot. And the heat reminds me of a day trip we took to Paestum, Italy. Paestum is south of Naples…actually south of Salerno in the Campania region of Italy—close to where the “laces of the boot start to meet the top …

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A boy named Sue ~

Amalfi from Hotel Aurora patio - Beyond the Pasta - Mark Leslie

See and download the full gallery on posterous You never have to go into the sun to turn red~ With the dog days of summer quickly approaching, the heat has me thinking about the beach and, with it being high travel season in Italy, I am sure Italy’s beaches are packed with the touring throngs. I spent five days in …

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This little piggy went to market~

  …and there will be no “wee, wee, weeing” all the way home! It is summer and, besides the HEAT, it can only mean one thing—farmers’s markets! Italy is famous for it’s farmers’s markets that, on any given Saturday, fill every piazza from Venice to Sicily.  When I lived in Viterbo, Italy, I only went to the Saturday morning market …

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Where’s the beef?

  See and download the full gallery on posterous Discovering the Italian sandwich~ Recently a friend e-mailed me asking for a “big, fat, greasy, wet, sloppy, Italian Beef Sandwich recipe.” Sadly, I had to tell him that the only place I have ever eaten something like that is in Chicago—and never in Italy. That isn’t to say that something like …

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