Monthly Archives: June 2017

Pecore e la ultima cena con Sandra e Kurt (updated)

Yesterday was Sandra and Kurt’s last day. After Lisa (Leisel) and Franki (Sarah) “graduated,” Sandra, Kurt, and I went to a shop in the country to buy cheese to complement our picnic there with lovely views, especially of the sheep … Continue reading

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Una Passaggiata da Montepulciano a Montefollonico 

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Stasera a San Quirico d’Orcia

We had a delightful dinner and evening in San Quirico d’ Orcia. So happy I invited Sarah (a.k.a. Francesca/Franki). I have a new friend, but she’s leaving Sunday. Dixie from Dallas, the friend I made in class here four years … Continue reading

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Il Sasso, la mia scuola

Well, I’m getting into the regular life now, and I enjoy it. I love my classes so much. Rather than five hours a day being a chore, the way they structure the classes is perfect. First, we learn and practice … Continue reading

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La Vita Quotidiana

Just posting a few random photos with captions of daily life here in Montepulciano.

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La via del’ Piero della Francesca

Sandra and I love the Italian Renaissance painter, Piero Della Francesca, who lived and worked in Tuscany during the Renaissance. He was born in 1415 and died in 1492 on the same day Columbus sailed to America. Saturday afternoon, after … Continue reading

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Le Farfalle

Ogni giorno mangio il mio pranzo nel’mio balcone e guardo  le farfalle nel giardino. Every day I eat lunch on my balcony and watch the butterflies in the garden. ​

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