Here are my parents on their honeymoon in Milan, Italy. Of course this statement sounds very fancy read here in the USA. In reality they lived 50km away from Milan, but considering those times and the type of event, it was obviously something very special to them. When looking at the first photo, my mom …
1. Foggy landscape in Norfolk 2. My new Faber Castell big brush markers 3. Parachute sketch 4. Head sketch 5. Filofax spread
1. Fix doodle 2. Trigger 3. Filofax, Filofax pencil and peace charm 4. Trigger on my journal 5. Sunset in Norfolk
1- Trigger 2- Nutella 3- Virginia Beach Christmas lights 4- Front door with Loki and Trigger 5- sketch of stationery purchase
…and Trigger too.
My lake, Como lake. So beautiful! Funny e-cards I identify with. Cute little mushrooms in underwear. Swallows.
I found this cool iPad sleeve by Fossil with a pattern that reminds me of colored pencil shavings: love it! And here is a Tignanello wallet: I like it very much as it does not have a zipper all around.
At a house party, dancing with Dr. Bolla
Christmas dinner: < I am so lucky to have such a great husband and daughter. I enjoyed every single item they gave me. Here are the Pandora charms. And here are these great gifts! I especially love the mini printer for iPhone. I am so grateful.
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!
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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 …
…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 …
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 …
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 …