I stayed home for the month of August, but Italy came to me. I got the chance to make pasta with the charming Antonella who has a vacation home in Tropica. Making pasta with A Real Italian Woman is priceless. [Read more…]
This is a post for the last Friday of August 2015 known as “the dog days of August.” Even here in Tropica, where it is summer all year long, the feeling is palpable. There is a sauvage, final pause as we say goodbye to summer. [Read more…]
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And whilst we’re on the subject of words… Women and the Internet are abuzz about the word “just.” Thank you to ladybuginred, a Camp Liza reader, who commented in my last post, I’ve banished these four words on how she banished the word “just” from her vocabulary. [Read more…]
I have become positively allergic to this phrase: “I think you should.” After years of giving advice as I was raising my children and in my career with my employees…now, whenever I hear this phrase popping up in my mouth I bite my tongue. [Read more…]
It’s so over…
For weeks my backyard in Tropica was afrill with flutters, birds, tweets, flights, hoverings.
Mine is Donna Leon’s Venice
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