A few things that summarize my time in Orvieto: 1. A huge market: fruit, clothes, toys, cheese, meat, and veggies… AND the most important part of this market day came in the form of the most delicious meat I’ve ever had… rotisserie chicken being roasted right in the middle of the square with rosemary and garlic… and the best part? A whole chicken was only 3 euros. Yep....
Teaching Second Graders in Italy
It’s begun- the teaching has begun! And it couldn’t be more exciting. I’ve been in the middle school for the past few weeks, which has been so great- the 6th and 7th graders made such fun self-portraits and practiced writing in English (one girl wrote about “Bread Pitt” (just say it out loud)… yep… they’re obsessed with him over here as well). But...
Photo Tour: Italian Markets (on Honest Cooking) →
Newest Honest Cooking article on my love for Italian markets- enjoy!
bevagna and assisi.
Another weekend, another trip- except this weekend was extra special because we were able to travel to two medieval towns, each offering such different experiences based on artistic emphasis, religious influence, and culinary delight. It seems like everywhere I go in this country offers these three things, but today was different- the aesthetics maybe? the charm of the white bricks? the slow pace...
cloudy morning on the hill.
Last week, while eating breakfast, I looked out the window and it appeared as if we were floating on a cloud. And then I interrupted this little guy’s breakfast (who was served by the nuns who live at the convent up the hill).
experiencing Cortona: daily musings.
(that’s where we all live, eat, learn, and create art) I just love long walks around the town… these photos are little selections from the past two weeks in Cortona.
The GOOD 30-Day Challenge: Art Every Day →
We’re using March’s challenge to dare ourselves to make time for art in our lives.