Category Archives: Italy 2010

A Journal of the best vacation ever!

Motorcycle and Mercy Part 2 August 6, 2010

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Arrivederci Italy August 7, 2010

The morning began early with excitement and anticipation. The first leg of our return to life was about to begin. We had pressed pause for 10 delicious days and now its time to press start. My body has been placed … Continue reading

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Motorcycle and Mercy Part 2 August 6, 2010

…the sun is up. Let’s get going. Little ‘coma’ ensues because of my Tuscan Canadian teddy bear. Finally we get up – start sorting and packing. He’s heading to the Harley shop with luggage today and on for a nice … Continue reading

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Motorcycle and Mercy Part 1 August 5, 2010

We hatched the plan the night before – San Gimignano. We planned to trek the Tuscan countryside via Harley, Mercedes in pursuit. I’ve struggled with car nausea during this Italian holiday – who knew? Never has this happened. Size, proximity, … Continue reading

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Birthday Bash Begins 2 P.M. August 4, 2010

The ever so engaging Giovanni appeared at our door at 1:45. He is a passionate food, wine, culture tour expert – actually an expert in all things Italian. He knows Chianti topography as if he were the creator and owns … Continue reading

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IperCOOP August 4, 2010

This story is a break in the flow of the day long birthday party, however it happened, and I had to write about it for the laughter it created and for another question about why things are as they are … Continue reading

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Happy 60th Birthday Part 1 August 4, 2010

The morning for me started last night as we cozied and settled for another night’s rest. We chatted quietly about life and in particular about the love of our life – NJP. We looked at our timepiece (Blackberry), a rare … Continue reading

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