Category Archives: All Things Italian

Villa Lucci-Day 191: Launching the studio and an unexpected monsoon season

A new travel adventure begins. This series chronicles the migration from Ohio to a new studio life at Villa Lucci in Mazomanie, Wisconsin. Last blog, I promised a stab at prequels. Well, I’m not ready to go there. Too much … Continue reading

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Villa Lucci: Day 168-Many Plates

A new travel adventure begins. This series chronicles the migration from Ohio to a new studio life at Villa Lucci in Mazomanie, Wisconsin. I have started at least 5 blog drafts since my Easter post at Day 137. All that … Continue reading

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Villa Lucci-Day 78: No bunnies for Easter

A new travel adventure begins. This series chronicles the migration from Ohio to a new life at Villa Lucci in Mazomanie, Wisconsin. The wild and the hiding. As if on cue, the past week heralding the beginning of calendar spring, … Continue reading

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Day 11 Villa Lucci: Morning has broken.

A new travel adventure begins. This series chronicles the migration from Ohio to a new life at Villa Lucci in Mazomanie, Wisconsin. Behind. Seven days ago the movers arrived bearing my life in an Atlas van. I have posted one … Continue reading

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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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