Differences Between the Neapolitan and American Card Deck Did you know that in Naples, Italy people play cards with a completely different deck than we do in the USA? Unlike the American 52 card deck, southern Italians use a 40 card deck. Also, Neapolitan cards are not numbered, so you need to count how many […]
This week’s blog carnival explains which day of the week is best for buying airfare, how to keep kids entertained on long flights, and much more.
Colorful laundry fluttering from balconies is a common sight in Spain. Even so, I found these pretty little flamenco dresses especially delightful while strolling along the streets of Malaga.
My week: an unexpected trip A death on my husband’s side of the family caused me to spend this past week in Florida. I never met the woman who passed away, and yet, by the time the funeral and other ceremonies were over, she no longer felt like a stranger to me. Spending time with […]
As a recent transplant to the Dallas – Fort Worth Metroplex I agree with the state slogan of, “Texas, it’s like a whole other country.” It’s not only because the state is huge, or the fact that it has its own power grid. There is just something about Texas that sets it apart from other states. Every time I land in Dallas, for instance, I feel like I should get my passport stamped.
Welcome to this week’s Saturday Show & Tell blog carnival! Cherrye Moore of My Bella Vita kicks things off with a post entitled Auntie Adventures: Italian Beach Bums in which an outing with her nephew becomes quite memorable – just not in the way Cherrye had intended it to. As she describes: I’m convinced there […]