“Everything that you do…”

“Everything that you do…”

A memorable moment, in Rome, a few months ago.  This wonderful group of musicians performed for the public a block down from St. Peter's Square, right beside the Castel San Angelo, which houses the Mausoleo di Adriano.  It was April 21, 2018, and the Romans were celebrating the birthday of Rome.  Romulus is said to [...]

A Beautiful Day!

A Beautiful Day!

Sky is Blue, there's a breeze in the air, and it's not too hot.  Funny how fluctuations in weather patterns remind us of another season.  Even though it's summer, Autumn is in the air. Saw an energized version of Jesus Christ Superstar, last night.  It brought me back to 1973, when the musical was popularized. [...]

Did you say, “Opera”?

Almost 2 months ago, we arrived in Palermo, Sicily, via Rome.  During our three days there we walked the streets. Morning, day and night!  The first night we went to the opera “Figaro” by Mozart, at the famous Theatre of Palermo. Seated in a balcony, on the 5th floor, I found myself enclosed in one of [...]

Bear Lake

A few childhood memories of Lake Wapogasset-Bear Lake - I always had a burning desire to go there.  Little cottages, built by my grandfather, dotted the scenic shore. One was left to my grandma.  We sometimes went there, but there were so many of us. My mother had to keep an eye that we didn't [...]

Segesta

Segesta

Segesta is a magical archaeological site, located in the high hills of Northwestern Sicily.  A visit in the late afternoon, when other tourists were heading out, allowed a mystical impression of a very special place. Apparent facts escape me at this moment.  Only that Segesta was occupied by various peoples, over thousands of years.  The [...]