Dr Weil Misses #9

Got this in my inbox today: 8 Reasons the French Are Slim. As usual with these lists, the focus is on the WHAT and HOW of EATING. But fitness isn’t just about eating. It’s about using up what we eat… which is why farmers of long ago were HEALTHY even...

Using a GPS in Italy

Hooray! Right now we are being told that there’s a 95% chance EB & kids will be sent to Italy soon. For a while there it was iffy and I didn’t want to encourage false hope — knowing that our dh’s company specializes in emotional roller...

Italy Tips, for EB&Kids, Part IV

Shopping in Pescara/Chieti First, where to shop. A block away (on your right when you’re facing the sea) is Falcone Mini Market (Viale Alcione, 201) — they have basics if you run out of something: local olive oil, local wine, butter, milk, sliced bread...

Vasto Excursion

just a few notes from the lovely weekend: visited Lanciano: Santuario del Miracolo Eucaristico — 48 minutes from here. Had a picnic at a small plaza near our parking lot. Wanted to visit the Santa Maria del Ponte but it was closed… so we just walked around...

Monte Cassino Notes

Planning a field trip… maybe… OSB page Map of the cloisters Halls in the Museum Schedule and Rules of Conduct — kids, shhhhh…. Official Cassino...