Gatti Italiani

This weekend I was searching through some old photos from my travels in Italy, and I realized that I took a good bunch of cat pictures over there. (Which is not at all unusual, if you know my regular photography subjects.) Figured I would put them all together in a little collection. Let’s see how […]

Signage, It’s All Around Us

As a photographer, I tend to see the world differently than some folks. I am always framing (sometimes subconsciously) the image in my mind, and looking for different angles. It can be frustrating at times, but it can also be really entertaining. Now, pair this with my love of grammar and language, and we have […]

venturing away from the hotel

During my first visit to La Toscana, I spent a lot of my time in Montecatini Terme. That was great, but there is so much more to see, that I would really have done myself a disservice if I hadn’t ventured out and about. Montecatini Alto Lucky for me, there was a town just up […]

Chicago to Italy – 2002

those 11 hours in the air were definitely worth it! In my wildest dreams I couldn’t have prepared myself for how amazing it feels to be in Tuscany! Seriously, it’s mind-blowing and a little overwhelming. When I arrived in Florence, it was about 2 in the afternoon, and I was exhausted and dizzy and totally […]