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Monday, June 26, 2017

from rome with love . . .

i sent myself this postcard from rome. 

looking forward to receiving it !

Sunday, June 25, 2017

my candy store . . .

i’ve already made SO many trips to this wonderful art store. luckily where we are staying in rome, everything is in walking distance. i’m averaging TEN miles a day of walking !

Saturday, June 24, 2017

all of my needs met in one breakfast.

Friday, June 23, 2017

friday field trip (from the sketchbook).

rome, italy
17 june 2017

Thursday, June 22, 2017

italian laundry . . .

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

a day in my roman life . . .

after a long day of sketching in rome, a girl deserves a little granita di caffè, no ?

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

so rome . . .


Monday, June 19, 2017

uh oh.

today i had a bit of a mishap while visiting the TREVI FOUNTAIN. because it was 90 degrees outside and because i have a curious spirit, i quickly dipped my foot into the fountain and was immediately ARRESTED ! it was not a pretty sight. the two policewomen who arrested me were not pleased that i didn’t have my passport and that i was not being entirely compliant. why were there no signs ? how was i supposed to know ? i promise i won’t do it again ! it’s not like i was wading in the fountain ! i could have sworn i saw audrey hepburn do it ! nope, they were not amused and they held me hostage for a long time demanding that my husband go back to fetch my passport. LUCKILY for some reason i had my drivers license with me and that was all they needed to slap me with a fine. live and learn.

P.S. three days LATER, this article was in the new york times !

Sunday, June 18, 2017

pizza. pizza.

i don’t even really care for pizza . . . EXCEPT when i’m in italy ! i’m not sure who, what, where, when, how, or why . . . but everything about it is just BETTER !

Saturday, June 17, 2017

dream weaver.

this incredibly lovely man weaved all of these products right there in his teeny tiny atelier. it was the dreamiest and sweetest shop EVER.

catania, italy.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

my happy place.

my sketchbook, a cocktail, snacks, overlooking the mediterranean sea.