It feels like riding waves each week, struggling with the sadness. Missing home, friends and the familiar. Everything is harder here. Doing laundry, driving, grocery shopping, communicating with anyone outside my house, attempting to get… [read more]
We’re up early, which is definitely not usual for us. The kids load into the car, they are unusually quiet and soon are snoozing away as we speed down the autostrada toward Parma. This is… [read more]
It has been one month since we left home and moved to Italy. This month has been the longest month of my life in many ways and at the same time feels like a blur…. [read more]
Along the eastern shore of Lake Como, lies this quiet little jewel of a town, Varenna. Our first day trip to the lakes, we drove from Basiglio to Varenna in about 1.5 hours. From the… [read more]
This week we are feeling a bit more settled. More boxes unpacked, some art from home hung on the walls, food in the pantry.