Sekhmet the jerk cat is back! We just got back from Ravenna. We had stopped in the Northern Italian town on the way from Paris to Torre Dell’Orso, and at the time I didn’t say much because there was no good ending. The cabin door and windows didn’t latch properly so the animals all got… Continue reading He’s home!!!
I’m soooo hungry. We’ve been in Torre Dell’Orso for about a week and a half, we’ve been out of America for about two weeks, and I’m basically surviving on bananas. I didn’t eat at all in France because we were dealing with getting off the plane, the animals, the driving issues in Dijon. I had… Continue reading The Italian Food Situation
So today marks the end of our first week in Torre Dell’Orso. It’s been…something. I know our Italian is getting better, that I’m picking up more words, but it still is very hard, particularly because I seem to be inclined to slip into French. The animals are adjusting, Dakota very well, the others with varying… Continue reading Our First Week In Italy
So we woke up from our rest stop camping this morning and hit the road about 8 am for Gruyeres, Switzerland, home of fondue and masters of cheese. Again, French highways are far better designed than their city roads so it was an easy drive…for a while. Then next thing I know, we are going… Continue reading Gruyeres
So our Italian apartment…we rented, sight unseen, with the idea that we can survive a lot for two months and it would be easier to find a great place when we are over here. This one was under budget, two bedrooms, and two outdoor areas that we hoped with give Dakota a little bit of… Continue reading Our Italian Appartmento