Wednesday, April 21, 2010

I dare you

... to keep from smiling while looking at this picture. Can't be done!

Friday, April 9, 2010


Wednesday, April 7, 2010

More Tuscany

The last pictures from Italy! We fly to London tomorrow.

This is my favorite shot of Sam, just outside the restored cloister where we're staying:

We spent an afternoon in San Gimignano, amazingly overrun with tourists even in April.

On the way to Volterra, we stopped at a farmhouse for some agriturismo: delicious food and a place for Sam to run.

We were tempted to stay (forever) at the farm, but eventually made it to Volterra.

Today we went to Montalcino, for some famous wine.

Saturday, April 3, 2010


On one of our last nights in Florence, we three got caught in a thunderstorm on the Ponte Vecchio. Dreamy beyond dreamy and Brian shot the perfect picture:

Now we're off to the hill towns. En route to Siena, we stopped in Monteriggioni.

Amazingly enough, Tuscany actually does look like this, from pretty much all angles:

We LOVE Siena. You can keep Florence; I want Siena.

Pearls before swine, redux

Sam at the Uffizi: "I don't want more art. I want more CHOCOLATE." (Yes, that's chocolate around his mouth. Yes, I brought bribe-chocolate into the Uffizi. If you can think of a better way to get a two-year-old to spend an afternoon looking at Giotto, I'm all ears!)