Monthly Archives: December 2011

More earthiness

The posts will be short these days, as this is family time. And perhaps my creative energy, like the sun, makes itself available on a shorter schedule during these dark, northern winters. These are times for digging down, burrowing, reading … Continue reading

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Moldy goodness

Just before Christmas, we stopped in at the Caves de Bailly where we annually stock up on Crémant de Bourgogne, Irancy, Ratafia, and Crème de Cassis. It’s literally a journey into the center of the earth, and even in the … Continue reading

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Happy day, happy tram.

I’ve written about the Milanese tram before. But I couldn’t resist taking a closer look, yesterday, when all things conspired to make it a perfectly, perfect morning to do nothing but ride up and down line 19 on TRAM No. … Continue reading

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