Tile on the a wall in the kasbah of Mazara del Vallo (Photo Credit: Peter DiGeronimo)
A Brave Man
In memory of anti-Mafia magistrate Paolo Borsellino, who was killed on July 19, 1992.
From the Stormy Sea
You hear about it on the news. If you listen to international news, almost every day. Everyone has their reasons for seeking safety, security … life. And they risk their lives for life. And some don’t make it. And some are victimized by opportunists. I’m proud to say I know personally brave people in Sicily…
Peace Be With You
I was high up in a piazza in Polizzi Generosa when I looked over the wall to find a group of boys playing soccer below. When they saw me and that I had a camera, they all gathered together to greet me from afar, wishing us onlookers peace. So, on September 11, I send peace…
April 25 is Liberation Day in Italy. Liberation Day celebrates the 1945 fall of Mussolini’s fascist Italian Social Republic and the end of the Nazi occupation of Italy in World War II. This oil on canvas painting is by Sicilian, 20th century artist Renato Guttuso (1912-1987). “Medlar Leaves and Dove, ” or “Foglie di nespolo…