Cimitero degli Allori/Allori Cemetary

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Within blocks of where I live is this beautiful cemetery. I have seen it numerous times on the bus always reminding myself to go back and take a look around.  Finally I did just that thanks to a cultural event hosted by AILO. We were scheduled to go a month ago but it was canceled because of the cold rainy weather.  I think the temperature was around 30 degrees fahrenheit.  What … Read More

AILO Florence

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I have been in a Florence now for 21 months.  The first year was about getting familiar to my new country, my neighborhood, new lifestyle and new friends.  When you have worked most of your life it does take sometime to get adjusted to not working on a regular basis.  I love it here and I know I made the right decision for Zoe and I.  About 9 … Read More