Tag Archives: summer

Random Pictures

  Oh my, it’s like I just disappear isn’t it?  Sorry.  Don’t know what happened to November, except it feels like it has rained or been foggy for about 20 days now.  Makes it really hard to get laundry dry.  Today, Sunday, I am hanging out laundry that I did on Wednesday night, hoping that …

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99 is a Good Reason to Celebrate

  In early August, we were at the house of our friends, Grace and Gian Carlo, to celebrate her Mother’s 99th birthday.    Grace and GC pulled out all the stops for the event, with over 40 folks attending.  Not only was there a DJ but… our friend, George was there to sing and play. …

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Sagra and Festa Posters, Late July, 2014

It is the busy season.  Lots to chose from including our fav, PIZZA!       frogs     goose and a type of local pasta     Wide noodles     a local type of spaghetti

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Summer Camp at Auntie Martha’s Holiday Hen House

Guest Post by:  Miss Adventure (A nome de plume)      Such a busy summer my sisters and I have had.  We are Richard’s chickens.  Usually, we lead a dull life on top of the mountain but since there was so much work going on up there he booked us in for a month long …

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My Mother Would Be so Happy

Every now and then I think about my Mother.  Ben and I have had a few doctors’ appointments lately and watching the doctors hunt and peck with one finger on their laptops while they typed up notes made me think of her.   My Mother was a very good typist.  Before she married my Father she …

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Cut Steak in Agazzi

  This has always been one of our favorites to go to.  The first year that we went, we were seated in an airless courtyard under a hot sun.  Not pleasant but the food was good.  While there, we saw folks sitting on a rooftop terrace enjoying the same meal.  It turns out that you …

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Sagra and Festa Posters

So many going on now.  And so much rain that might be cutting into attendance.      Pigeon!   But it is only served 2 nights.  The usual festa food the other nights.               Details of what is going on at the lobster festa.  This year it moved to a …

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Sagra and Festa Posters

Here’s what is coming up     Just down the road from us     Details of what will be going on   And the one where we found Nerone  

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Making Screens

When we lived upstairs, we knew that we would only be there for a year or two.  So when we needed screens I used press on velcro to hang the screens.  Downstairs, Renata (the former tenant) had just stapled screen into the window.   But now  we are downstairs and hopefully not about to move anytime …

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Festa and Sagra Posters, May 2014

This is for those folks who like to keep up with what’s happening here in the southern part of Tuscany.                

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