It’s not easy to be thousands of miles away from my family on this day. While we did celebrate Thanksgiving, it’s not a Caribbean holiday or tradition. Christmas on the other hand, is celebrated big time on the islands and my parents brought their traditions with them to America. It wasn’t really about the presents. … Continue reading Merry Christmas – Buon Natale!
How is it possible that Christmas is only five days away. Buon weekend! Continue reading Weekend Inspiration – Lights – Via del Corso – Rome
Last week a fantastic Gordon Park’s exhibit opened in Rome. Titled, Una Storia Americana (an American History), this is one of the largest retrospectives of his work. Gordon Parks was a true renaissance man. He was a self-taught photographer, musician, writer, film director, and poet. Parks was also quite popular with the ladies. When he … Continue reading Life In Rome – Gordon Parks Exhibition
My sister, Daniella, is ten years younger than me and six years younger than our brother, Gerry. We were old enough to remember the day our parents walked into the house with a new baby. She had a fine pair of lungs. Later that night, my ten year-old self was annoyed. Sure Daniella was an … Continue reading “Ornament, ornament, ornament!”
This Thanksgiving I went to Sicily. It was my first trip to the main island and I stayed at the incredible Monaci delle Terre Nere. On my last day, I had this for lunch. When you have a dish with so few ingredients, they better be of the freshest and highest quality ingredients. There are … Continue reading Stylish Simplicity – Ziti Rigati Con Pomodori/Ziti Rigati With Tomatoes