T J Maxx Finds

T J Maxx Finds

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.

Christmas

Christmas

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.

Nutella

Nutella

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!

2012 in review

2012 in review

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

Good Stuff

Good Stuff

    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

I Remember The New Trolls

I Remember The New Trolls

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

Share Your World 36

Share Your World 36

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

Share Your World 35

Share Your World 35

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

Signs

Signs

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

Fly Away

Fly Away

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

Share Your World 34

Share Your World 34

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