Tag Archives: Memoir

My Thoughts on Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is a special day for me, not only because I am a mother and a grandmother, but because I am blessed to still have my mother, who just celebrated her 90th birthday. She is a very special woman … Continue reading

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Celebration Time with a BOOK GIVEAWAY

Yay! It’s celebration time and I am announcing a BOOK GIVEAWAY as a THANK YOU to all of you! My blog has reached a milestone with over 200,000 hits and almost 9,000 followers now. So to celebrate this, I am … Continue reading

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An Evening in Siena – Book Excerpt (Audio)

In 2011 I went to Italy for three months as a solo traveler. That adventure is detailed in my first book, Memoirs of a Solo Traveler – My  Love Affair with Italy.  During that trip I stayed in Siena for … Continue reading

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Interview on the How to Tour Italy Radio Show

I can hardly believe that  a week has gone by since I posted something here.  Sometimes I wish the day had 48 hours in it instead of 24. I want to share with you an interview I had the pleasure … Continue reading

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Memoir – A Story About my Grandma Longano

Today for some reason I am thinking about my Grandma, my father’s mother who used to live next door to us in a suburb of Cleveland, Ohio. I have such fond memories of my Grandma who has been gone for … Continue reading

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Memoirs of a Solo Traveler – My Love Affair with Italy

I have exciting news today! No I am not leaving anytime soon for Italy but my book has just been published! This is my first book, and it is based on my blog and the three months I spent in … Continue reading

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