ICYMI: I Hate Pollen Edition

Brothers with brothers. Aww.

Brothers with brothers. Aww.

Hi everyone!  Sorry so quiet this week.  We had a guest, and I’ve been bowled over by some sort of respiratory thing with a touch of allergies thrown in.  Good times.  I’m hoping things have turned a corner.  Which is good because we have big plans this weekend to check out the Sagra del Cinghiale (Festival of the Boar) in San Gregorio Da Sassola and the Craft Beer Festival in Rome.  If we are feeling super crazy, we may check out the rose petals at the Pantheon for Pentacost.

On the Blog:

Temps are pretty nice these days.  I’m definitely getting use out of these new spring pieces.

Still the best thing on the blog.  Also, I got around to sharing some updates on the boys generally.

I’m slowly rolling out Sicilian content.  Here is an overview of our trip and here is everything you ever wanted to know about taking a ferry in Italy.

If Sicily is too far, how about a day trip to Calcata?  (Wear your long skirt.)

When I’m not gouging out my sinuses, I’ve been doing more reading.  And even some writing.  And probably drinking more coffee than I should.

On the Internets:

My tabs are covered with bathing suits and tutorials on how to use Evernote.  (I am DETERMINED to tame my tab problem.)  I do have a few tabs up about our upcoming Morocco trip.  Exciting for me!  But nothing good to share.

Do you have any big weekend plans?  Do you also hate all the pollen?  Any tips for a trip to Marrakech?

How to Take the Ferry in Italy

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So we took the ferry to Sicily.  The 15-hour, overnight ferry to Sicily.  Sounds crazy?  Let me try to convince you why you might want to give it a try.  If you decide to go for it, I’ll walk you through exactly how to do it.

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Just a few thoughts on Sicily

Sorry for the radio silence, folks.  We just got back from a week and a half in Sicily.  I have all sorts of content planned for you, like How to Take the Ferry in Italy, an Itinerary for Adventures in Sicily, and even Media to get you in a Sicilian State of Mind, in the coming weeks.

But for now I just wanted to share some general thoughts and observations.  Overall, this was a pretty fun trip.  I’ve realized I adore island vacations.  A fixed set of points to explore and adventure in?  I am THERE.

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