Lovely Lugano (Vacation Part 2)

After we met our rental steed and drove through a few alps, we stopped for a day and a half in my favorite town of all–Lugano, Switzerland. That’s my favorite tree-lined lakeside walk.  With my favorite red benches. Those colors are amazing.  Nothing but sunshine, lake, and Lugano-ness there.  And once you’ve soaked that all in…

Anywhere

One of my friends and I sometimes play the “where would you be” game.  So if  I could be in any place/time right now, I would pick this spot: I would live above that shop, and I would spend the morning walking around town, maybe picking up some ingredients for dinner.  There would be hot…

Snap

Sometimes I miss Lugano so much.  How could you not? When I was a little kid, there was a TV show called Out of This World where a girl could snap her fingers and stop time.  She went around fixing things before people knew what was going on and that sort of thing.  She could…

un’isola

Today is a nostalgic day.  What is it that I’m pining for?  Being surrounded by a foreign language.  I’ll explain. I’ve been going through things and reorganizing lately.  It’s a good spring-ish thing to do, and I ran into some old journals in the process.  The journals start around 1990 and more or less stop…