the streets of italy

Some Italians don’t like it hot

By | 2016-09-25T19:40:56+00:00 August 17th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Food and Wine, Travel & Leisure|Tags: , , , , |

There it was again. The intrusive buzzer that made us jump each time it echoed through our Italian villa. Someone was at the security gate, asking to come in. An unfamiliar part of our new life in Naples included a security fence around our home with a pedestrian gate for guests. Looking out the window [...]

The Streets of Italy, Mine is Bigger Than Yours

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:33+00:00 June 27th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Food and Wine, Travel & Leisure|Tags: , , , |

Rita started it. The day we moved into our villa in Naples she was at our front gate. A small dark Italian woman with laughing brown eyes, she came to our house the first time with Italian coffee. The following week, the button on our security gate was pushed a dozen times by Rita. Buzz, [...]

A kiss and a promise in Naples, Italy

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:36+00:00 March 28th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Travel, Video|Tags: , , , , , , |

The MINI cooper was no more than six inches from our rear fender. Twisting to the left on the back of our Harley-Davidson Street Glide, I fought the restriction of my heavy leather jacket to turn backward and raise my camera with a right hand over my left shoulder. Focusing on the driver of the Mini, [...]