… easy catch up … (photo intense post)

As you know that every so often I am MIA, unable to post due to travel …
Here are a few of the sights and sounds of my trip to Italy. As an easy catch up … this is what I have been up to in pic collages.
Photo Feb 16, 2013, 10-24
… from the plane to the train …
… it was a little cold …
… loved the hotel … (work) …
… orange my favorite color …
… enjoyed some great fish. Something else to be said about the pics … not so great
Photo Feb 16, 2013, 10-27
… and yes we worked too … no pics to prove … I promise you I did 🙂 …
Photo Feb 16, 2013, 10-11
… after the tradeshow it was family time … (not pictured) …
… food is ever so important …
… my friend surprised me with stracciatella … a cheese I can only find in Reggio Emilia …
… paparedelle al ragù ..
… bruschetta, of course …
… lasagne …
… a modified pepperonata …
Photo Feb 16, 2013, 10-12
… I got to visit with my friend one of the FIFTEEN ateliers for the restoration of antique clothing and textile. Amazing …
… and enjoyed a beautiful chilly winter day …
Photo Feb 16, 2013, 10-09
… went for a wonderful dinner at my nephew’s restaurant …
… as always impeccable service and food …
… often present wonderful cappelletti …
.. that chandelier was actually my father in law’s sister’s … Beautiful.
… It was nice to be able to be there before it opened …
… and at home … the meals were just as delicious …
Photo Feb 16, 2013, 10-15
… I was so lucky to be able to see my brother in law’s play … in DIALECT!
… as a side note … I just wanted to add I love the beauty and character of all the Italian dialects …
… he did awesome … he was the main character!
… they all did great …
Photo Feb 16, 2013, 11-05
… l’aperitvo with my lifelong friends …
… believe me this was the best pic, after what it seemed 100 shots …
… time to head home and then to Mexico for another tradeshow …
Photo Feb 16, 2013, 10-29
… the meal after the show was done was delicious …
… after a very long trip I enjoyed trip I enjoyed quality time at home with my artist …
… and then headed off to see my other beauty …
Photo Feb 16, 2013, 10-15 Photo Feb 16, 2013, 10-31
… so there you go … you are all caught up!
… have a great one …
… a dopo … J