Monthly Archives: February 2011

Ancient Rome

My last tour in Rome was through the Colosseum, Palatine Hill and the Ancient Roman Forum.  I have never seen the movie The Gladiator, but after visiting the Colosseum I really want to! If you say “I went to the … Continue reading

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Crypts and Catacombs

If you want to see some skeletons, get yourself to Rome!  Specifically, get yourself to the Capuchin Cemetery. The Capuchin Cemetery is a small church decorated with the bones of deceased friars of the Capuchin order.  One sweet little tidbit … Continue reading

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Vatican City

On Saturday Morning I took a tour of Vatican City.  Vatican City is the smallest state on earth, it covers only 440,000 square meters!  The Vatican Museum was too big for me to see everything but what I did see … Continue reading

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My Roman Holiday: Day Three

As fantastic as yesterday was, today was even better.  In the morning I went on a tour of the Coliseum, Palatine Hill and the ancient Roman forum.  I will tell you all about those when I have time to write … Continue reading

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My Roman Holiday: Day Two

I am exhausted!  I spent the entire day dashing around, getting intimately acquainted with the Roman Metro system and seeing some amazing things. I left my room this morning after a simple breakfast of tea and bread with butter and … Continue reading

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My Roman Holiday: Day One

I have finally made it to Rome!  One of the great things about working for an American company in Italy (other than the fact that I get to live in Italy) is that I get a paid vacation day for … Continue reading

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I Love Raw Milk

A few weeks ago my lovely friend Jacque introduced me to one of my new favorite things… fresh, unpasteurized, unhomogenized milk. I have never been a big milk drinker but in the past if I drank milk it would always … Continue reading

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