Tag Archives: Tuscany

There’s No Place Called Home

Women in Sunlight by Frances Mayes was oa grueling chore for me to read. It is the story of Kit, a woman in her forties who is an American now living in Tuscany, Italy and in the process of writing … Continue reading

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Forgiveness and Love

The Miracles of Santo Fico by D.L. Smith is a novel about a remote Tuscan village inhabited by a collection of apathetic people whose lives and hearts are stagnant until the unexpected return of a former resident named Leo Pizzola. … Continue reading

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Bella Risata

Can you say finocchio? After reading The Reluctant Tuscan by Doran, former writer of The Wonder Years and other well-known American sitcoms, not only can I say finocchio, I now understand a number of other words and expressions in Italian.  … Continue reading

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