Don’t expect haute cuisine in these. What you will get is ‘real’ food, and above all ‘good’ food, the type of food that led Curnonsky to refer to Lyon as “the gastronomic capital of the world”.
What do you have when you combine one road trip, one GPS navigation device (lovingly referred to as Missy G) and two trusting vehicle occupants? You have the following peek into my recent road trip with my partner, Louise as we experience travel through rush […]
Kelly Westhoff: Photos/Postcards BIO: Kelly Westhoff writes essays and haiku. Her essays have appeared in Motherwell, The Star Tribune, Minnesota Bride, GoNomad, and more. Her haiku have been published in Mineral Journal and St. Paul Almanac. She lives in Minneapolis, but the […]
Balloon, or in Spanish, globo Words with round vowels, wide eyes, open mouths Fragile tissue paper planets illuminate the night sky Ooohs when they ascend celestially Oh-ohs when they sizzle and sink onto a red tile roof Crowds alive with the pulchritude and peril of […]
While familiarizing myself over the years with the pictures painted by the Masters of the Italian Renaissance, I found that one artist stands out as singularly enigmatic in his body of work, Piero della Francesca (c.1415-1492). I have read various summaries about della Francesca in […]
January 2010, Urubamba River Valley On January 24 we boarded a train in Ollantaytambo for the twenty-six mile ride to the town of Aguas Calientes, the gateway to Machu Picchu where almost all tourists book overnight accommodations. Train service had been interrupted during the previous […]