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Musings on America – my 4th of July Tradition

As a kid who had parents who’d shlep my brother and I all across the country every summer break, I have been lucky to celebrate the 4th of July in some pretty spectacular settings. I think the most memorable being … Continue reading

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Learning to breathe again

When life seems to be…dare I say…easy for the first time in about 8 years, it’s hard to know how to react. The absence of anxiety, toxic stress or sadness that have been either consistent or reoccurring themes in my … Continue reading

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What I love about Tuscany: Schiacciata

Every week, my father-in-law makes a trip to his hometown of Signa (about a 15 minute drive) to make the rounds and say hello to old friends. I don’t remember the first time, when he brought back the so-fresh-it’s-still-warm bread … Continue reading

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