Mother and daughter consultation.
My two weeks of etching are coming to an end and before the little
ones are awake in the morning, Becky will be driving me to Rome and
the airport. I have had a truly productive time and also much joy
from being with this family.
At the bottom of the stairs to Enza's apartment is a bakery. With
97 stairs to climb to Enza's front door, a reward for when we reach
the top is sometimes justified.
Reading history with Sophie while Michela takes a nap. In 217 BC,
Hannibal hid his cavalry in the hills you see in the distance. When
the Roman Army passed in the narrow plain between the hills and Lake
Trasimeno, Hannibal attacked, destroying almost the entire army of
25,000 men. The house I am buying with Becky and Roberto is near where
we were sitting.
San Nicholo (St. Nicholas), is the 15th century church where Becky
and Roberto were married in August 1992. I painted this church and
there is a print
Next weekend is the Christmas Barn
Show in Waynesboro and then on Monday, I fly to St. Petersburg
in the morning and attend a reception for the Sun Coast Girl Scouts
in my gallery that evening. On Tuesday I will be at the gallery signing
for collectors and then on Wednesday, Malcolm and I leave for Panama.
After two weeks of print-making, I will be ready to return to my