Taking the Waters

This morning I lead yoga nidra, a delicious reclined guided meditation, for just our villa. Yesterday was busy and scattered so not everyone knew about it. It was yummy nonetheless. Today is the huge festival of Pentecost down in our little village of Camiore. There have been signs up for days announcing the festivities and … More Taking the Waters

Free Day

 Today is a free day. Since we are high on a hill with a winding road that is part of a delicate and complicated labyrinthine system none of us has been able to decipher yet, we must plan in groups if we want to go somewhere. Six of us pile into the van with Bill … More Free Day

Gelato First

 We hop back on the ferry to Vernazza. Along the way we pass more picturesque villages with brightly colored buildings. The air is fresh. The day beautiful. Since we’ve been here, in Tuscany, the weather has been very fickle and a departure from what is normally expected this time of year. Rain, chilly, sunny, warm. … More Gelato First

Lucca Love

   Our first full day in Tuscany is my birthday. What a hardship to be among the rolling hills and red clay roof villas on this day. On our schedule today is the medieval walled city of Lucca. A bike ride on the ramparts around the city is also on the agenda, but after getting … More Lucca Love