February 16, 2017

The Trouble with Podcasting in Italy

In which I complain – just a little. Let’s recap: For about eight months I regularly published the Me Being Crafty podcast, taking what I thought […]
August 2, 2016

Seven Tips for Traveling Europe with Kids

We’ve been lucky to live first in France and now in Italy, so my list could be much longer than seven, but these are my most […]
July 29, 2016

A Surprise Trip to Athens

My oldest son loves Greek mythology. His love started when he read the first Percy Jackson book, and hasn’t wavered since. He’s endured the movies (despite […]
March 29, 2016

Year of Yes

It’s easy to take books in the primary language you speak for granted when you live in a place where you can shop easily. While we […]
March 24, 2016

Amalfi Coast and Sorrento USO Tour

In December we went on our first USO tour, to Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast. The drive – stunning, mildly scary, and super windy. Not wind […]
December 14, 2015

Weekend Adventures

We’ve been trying to get out and do something every day, it’s really no fun living in a hotel. This time we went to a mall […]
December 10, 2015

From the US to Europe

We managed to stay in the US for about two and a half months. Toward the end of two months I realized I just wasn’t ready […]