Enjoying my new notebook/planner!
These are the latest goodies I acquired in Milan, Italy. The Pinocchio notebook has blank pages. Made by Rossi in Italy.
Captured in Italy. Poor thing
It all started with a photo on the SPCA Facebook page. And then another one: That little kitten was calling my name. So I went down to the SPCA and took Nutella home! Soooo cute!!! Sooo sweet!
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 4,700 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 8 years to get … Continue reading »
I just received some cool items I have ordered. The white pen is a Lamy Safari with a medium nib [great fountain pen: I already have a red one]. I also ordered a converter because I want to be able to use the J Herbin scented inks. The purple ink is the best: it’s scented with … Continue reading »
…from visiting my family in Italy. Still trying to re-adjust.
Years ago, when I was a teenager and still living in Italy, I was really into music, I listened to mostly English or American rock. I rarely liked Italian artists/songs, for some reason. One of the few Italian groups I followed was the New Trolls. I even had a big crush on the red-headed singer … Continue reading »
What calms you down? Drawing and sketching. I found myself on many occasions at my doctor’s visits or radiation therapy, sketching on my Moleskine. This had helped me a lot through some scary moments. Drawing is very relaxing to me. Whats your favorite fantasy sandwich? Italian (crunchy) bread with Genoa salami =[panino al salame]. No sauces, no … Continue reading »
What is your favorite comfort snack food? Nutella. I grew up eating it as an after school snack . I love it. But I do not buy it often as I am able to finish a jar in one….cough, cough, …very fast. At what time in your recent past have you felt most passionate and alive? at 5:20 pm … Continue reading »
Some signs in Italy are overly detailed, in my opinion. Look at this “loading zone” graphic, for example. Some signs ask you questions. This is a “no parking – reserved for handicapped” sign. Under the sign you can read: ” Do you want this spot? Get my handicap!” Here is a subway sign. The next … Continue reading »
Images inspired by music! Challenge presented by Elisa over at Autumn in Bruges. This week the inspiration comes from Fly Away by Lenny Kravitz.This is the song video: and here is my interpretation : View other entries by visiting Music in Pictures
If you were or are a writer do you prefer writing short stories, poems or novels? I think I would write children books. If you had only one book you could write what would it be about? Assume it is a top 10 seller of any genre. It would be a fantastic story involving animals, … Continue reading »
What type of pets do you have or want? I have two dogs: Trigger the chihuahua and Loki the coyote. There is also the cat Caesar, he rules the house. Would you rather take pictures or be in pictures? I love taking pictures, I hate being photographed, always did. I have very few photos of … Continue reading »
Which would you prefer: a wild, turbulent life filled with joy, sorrow, passion, and adventure–intoxicating successes and stunning setbacks; or a contented bordering on happy, secure, predictable life surrounded by friends and family without such wide swings of fortune and mood? How about both? I lived an adventurous, passionate life filled with joy and passion … Continue reading »