Our Home in Poggio Alla Croce, San Cerbone

My friends Elettra and Andreas have been renovating their property for the past 8 years. The first stage is three separate apartments each with two bedrooms, one bathroom, kitchen and living room.  So that’s a total of 6 bedrooms plus there are 4 sofabeds. Here are some  photos:   Here are some exterior shots       […]

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“Internet for Immigrants” is a reality today!

We recognized the humble need for internet access for the new residents of Poggio Alla Croce. In a makeshift school in the church basement, the dream became a reality today. Thanks to the contributors to the GoFundMe campaign, Internet for Immigrants And let us honour the hard work of all the volunteer teachers who consistently show up to teach […]

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Life in Poggio Alla Croce

A photo story I’ve been getting to know new immigrants in Poggio Alla Croce since last fall. Take a look at my slideshow on how we work together in our little school under the church. The school is only the beginning of the dream inspired by Don Martino, the parish priest, and made into reality […]

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Happy New Year from Three countries

Looking back at 2017 Here is my photographic review of the year Family 2017 olive harvest in Tuscany Created three unique experiences to Tuscany where we lived in the farmhouse at Il Colle in Poggio Alla Croce New friends Attended the Women’s March on January 20 in San Francisco and then enjoyed 6 weeks visiting […]

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The Problem of The Soup

The Problem of The Soup When my friend Cristina asked me to spend a few days with her father, Antonio, the request came at the perfect moment. I was already thinking of extending my time in Italy and now I had a good reason to stay.   Antonio, at 97, has in the past greeted […]

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