Florence, Italy: Part II – Bad Luck Turns into Good Luck

I’ve always been known as the go-to camera girl; the girl who will always have her camera on hand and will use it. Friends and family members sometimes don’t bother to even bring one, because they know I will have mine. With that in mind, you can imagine my shock as I looked back through my pictures of Florence and discovered that I didn’t take a single photo of the statue of David. I went to Florence and didn’t take any pictures of one of the most famous statues in the world.

Granted, there are other factors that make it understandable (this being aside from the fact that you aren’t supposed to take pictures in the museum), but I’m getting ahead of myself. Continue reading “Florence, Italy: Part II – Bad Luck Turns into Good Luck”

Florence, Italy: Part I – Karaoke, Carousels and Getting Lost


(I have to offer a brief apology…. The last six months have been completely chaotic for me, and unfortunately this blog paid a bit of a price for that. Between moving to a new apartment, computer issues to end all computer issues, several family members being hospitalized, health issues of my own, starting and ending a tumultuous new relationship, and plenty of visits from out of town family and friends, I just haven’t had a chance to really sit down and return to this post which I started all those months ago. But I’m here now, and will do my best to be better! So sorry!)

We bid a fond farewell to stunning Assisi, and I can assure you that one day was simply not enough for me. I longed to sip wine from a bistro overlooking that gorgeous view, but alas, one of the main issues with a group trip is not having your own time frame. Continue reading “Florence, Italy: Part I – Karaoke, Carousels and Getting Lost”