Love in the Time of COVID-Part 2

April Williams Destination, Travel, Weddings Leave a Comment

As luck would have it, Blake and Eli were already getting married in Montana. They were already getting married outside. They were already having their reception outside. So, that worked out. Whew! Just add in some masks and a few more rules and no probs. Business as usual. Thank goodness! They got married on an absolute perfect day, with all …

Change of Plans

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So, this wasn’t supposed to go like this. This is different. We were supposed to be in the throes of visa prepping and packing and learning Italian and then everything came to a halt. We are now at home, still learning Italian, but like all of you, having to change our plans. The plan was for us to leave just …

Italy: A Love Story, Day Three

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I think I need to start this post out by saying that I think this might have been one of my favorite days in Italy.  This was our first morning in Florence and we woke up to this…   I’m telling you Cristiana and Marco were the BEST hosts!  After our wonderful breakfast and what would become one of my favorite …

Italy: A Love Story, Day Two

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Unfortunately, not having slept as well as I had hoped, I actually discovered that I was sick with a bit of an intense cold and our time was all wonky, I still woke up to a beautiful morning in Mestre.  We were staying just outside the main city of Venice and it was wonderfully quiet.  The early morning birds had …

Italy: A Love Story, Day One

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In a way I’m a little unsure how to start this story. I guess from the beginning, which is simply that I’ve dreamed of going to Italy my whole life. I really can’t tell you what had me so drawn in, but I’ve always loved Italian food, good Italian food, and the old houses and history and wrought iron and …