Category Archives: All Things Italian

Creative Meditation #3: Cast Off Facelifts

The Creativity Creative Meditation is a new project that has grown out of last year’s “Something Beautiful” initiative. It may happen every day or when the spirit moves me. Why leave changes tracked? I wanted to boldly remind people that creativity … Continue reading

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Day 320: Something Beautiful—Sorbetto

Something Beautiful is a self-imposed initiative to find a visual feast for each day of the year. Florence. September 2013. ‘Tis the season to think of food. Instead of turkey visions, I am conjuring images of the beautiful culinary encounters in … Continue reading

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Day 297: Something Beautiful—An Imaginative Exercise at Beautiful Vezio

Something Beautiful is a self-imposed initiative to find a visual feast for each day of the year. Varenna, Italy. September 2013. View from the Castello di Vezio across Lake Como to Bellagio and Villa Carlotta. An incredible overview of the … Continue reading

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Day 295: Something Beautiful—Time and Imagination

Something Beautiful is a self-imposed initiative to find a visual feast for each day of the year. Varenna, Italy. 24 September 2013. Given time to make the leap, our minds can create imaginative variations inspired by what is concretely before … Continue reading

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Day 293: Something Beautiful—The Artist’s Eye

Something Beautiful is a self-imposed initiative to find a visual feast for each day of the year. Cortona, Italy. September 17, 2013. Santa Maria Nuovo was built in 1554 outside the walls of Cortona. Quite spectacular against the rolling mountains … Continue reading

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Day 292: Something Beautiful—From Garibaldi Square

Something Beautiful is a self-imposed initiative to find a visual feast for each day of the year. Cortona, Italy. September 17, 2013. Cloudy or sunny, Cortona was beautiful. Perched atop a mountain, it has 360 degree vistas. Of them all, … Continue reading

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Day 291: Something Beautiful—The Art of Marzipan

Something Beautiful is a self-imposed initiative to find a visual feast for each day of the year. Florence. September 27. I had planned to make food a beauty series in this retrospective of my 20 day in Europe. Gloomy morning … Continue reading

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