Lessons Learned along Route 66

As with any great life lesson, most are learned at your mother’s knee.  Great revelations, moments of joy and discovery happen with the woman who breathed life into your soul.  She was literally the lifeline which connected all your dots.  It’s not different when seeking new discoveries along the...

The Italy of My Dreams

The Italy I knew, in the south, where did it go? I remember it taking my breath away as I drove the coastal rode to Sorrento for the first time; as I entered the doomed city of Pompeii; as I sailed into the iridescent Blue Grotto of Capri. Where...

Movies for Writers

This stormy weekend had me checking out a flurry (couldn’t resist) of movies about writers. If you want some writing inspiration or just a great way to kill time during a blizzard, check out my Top 5 movies for writers: 1. The Words (2012) – a powerful movie about...