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Our Workation in Sicily: Intense and Inspiring or Intensely Inspiring-?

By on May 24, 2017

The last post we wrote finished up with our excitement about being chosen for a workation in Sicily. It was our first, and we’d no idea what to expect.


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Southern Sicily: Artists, Ancients & Ghost Towns

By on February 10, 2017

We’ve been in southern Sicily for over a month now and we’ve been having an amazing time of it. We might be biased (Armando is half Sicilian), but it’s…

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Palermo Love: Part 2 (and Leaving Sicily) (sniff*)

By on June 11, 2013

To continue with how engaging and unusual Palermo is, we need to go into a little background on where we actually stayed. We found Palermo to be similar to…

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Discovering Palermo

By on June 2, 2013

There will be a lot of time-lapsing between now-now and the past week. Be patient. I promise Palermo is worth it.
Yesterday was a day of days, with an unbelievable…

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Italian TV Wakes Up Our Sunday

By on May 19, 2013

This morning we woke to a media circus, since the biggest Italian TV channel had its live Sunday show filmed at the salt flats today.

The crowds included: mini-judo practitioners;…

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Old Temples, New Connections and Marsala: Discovering Sicily

By on May 14, 2013

Discovering Sicily: the past week has taken us to a sprawling estate replete with an old farm equipment museum; the Valley of the Temples and now Marsala. 

The la Maddelena was…

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He Said, She Said: An Appreciation for Gardening

By on May 4, 2013

Here are our two versions of the same experience:

He Said Gardening: Not Only Digital
In this journey there always something that takes your interest. And it’s not only digital.

Passing many…

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A Grand Italian Canyon, Sicilian Styles

By on April 27, 2013

Sicilians have a curious habit of apologizing for the weather. If it’s not painstakingly, sparkling blue with sunshine beating down, they feel responsible for it.
Sarah explained this to me,…

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‘Everythings Possible in Cassibile’

By on April 19, 2013

I’m sitting in a ‘nomad camp’ writing this. It’s basically Mork and two other vans. In Montana we’d call them Missoula hippies (5 people in 2 vans with 4…

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Mama Etna’s In a Mood, We Found a Paradise

By on April 13, 2013

At the moment, I’m wearing ‘essence of (pardon me, kids) pissed off Etna. We stayed in a seaside town last night, took an early morning stroll through- and I’m…

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‘Mama’ Etna and Farm B & Bs

By on April 9, 2013

As some of you know, we’re staying at a very honest-to-goodness ‘agrofarm.’ Typically in Italy, an agrofarm is simply a B & Bs that farms land and sells products…

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I’m Not Italian; I’m Sicilian

By on April 6, 2013

We’ve finally arrived in Sicily, or I can say my ‘homeland.’ My dad was born here, as was my granddad and many other components of my family from my…