Let’s Dream of Traveling To Sicily On Tuesday

Whimsical ceramics made by Nino Parrucca from Palermo grace my home. What other ceramic artists do I suggest and where to buy their art is a question that I can answer during Tuesday evening’s Let’s Dream of Traveling to Sicily online presentation and Q&A. Let’s Dream of Traveling to SicilyPresentation and Question & Answer SessionTuesday,…

October 20 Let’s Dream Of Traveling To Sicily

Talking about Sicily brings me a lot of joy (Almost as much as actually being there, as this photo taken in May 2019 in Erice, Sicily illustrates.). Join me on Tues., Oct. 20 at 7:30PM (Eastern) for Let’s Dream of Traveling to Sicily. Register now at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lets-dream-of-traveling-to-sicily-registration-124363780415  During this complimentary presentation I’ll discuss the highlights…

Seek Great Heights In Palermo

Seek great heights on the roof walk of Palermo’s Cathedral. The climb up the belltower’s cylindrical, narrow staircase offers a whole new perspective on the city and the mishmash of architectural styles that make up this iconic temple that sits where different cultures and sects have practiced their religions for millennia. (Where we would have…

I Am Italian American

Happy Italian American Heritage Day! I am Italian American. There are myriad definitions and interpretations of what that means. For me, it means that I am American mixed with the culture that my grandparents brought from Sicily mixed with the sensibilities that my father took on as he grew up with two cultures in Brooklyn…