Tag: italy

  • Two cell phones, one ipad, one tablet, three kindles, three ipods, a nintendo 3DS, and three lap top computers versus one husband.

    Oh boy, there’s nothing like three days of single parenting in a foreign city where I don’t speak the language to erase all thoughts of early morning meditation!  I have a renewed appreciation for my husband and the skill set he brings to our family.  Things went quite sideways…no hot water in the flat, my […]

  • Milan: A Morning Meditation

    To travel well requires a receptively blank mind.  Quiet the inner chatter.  Silence the inner critic and accept what comes my way.  So with my husband away on business and the kids and I in Milan for a few days, I start my morning… Milan, 7am.  At my kitchen window.  “My” elderly couple across the […]

  • Jet Lag. Jet Bag.

    Jet lag.  When the local time says one thing and my body says another.  Arriving in Milan in a fog we find a taxi big enough to fit us and our bags.  A miracle, really, since we had been under the impression we could each take two checked pieces of luggage we have a herd […]