The Italian Passeggiata

The Italian passeggiata, or promenade, is a healthy activity, and most of us could use such a beneficial habit! Many today live cut off from others, closed in by busyness and privacy walls. But with this wonderful tradition, isolation is not a problem. Here in the village this evening promenade an easy-going, relaxed activity. A time to stroll along and learn the village news. And almost no one dresses up.  Continue reading The Italian Passeggiata

Italian Jumping Worms [Video]

We have a saying in Italian. Non c’è niente di nuovo sotto il sole. (There is nothing new under the sun.) And yes, I know it’s from the Bible. But I also know that King Solomon, who wrote that, didn’t live in a foreign land. Otherwise, I wonder if he might not have changed it to: “There is something new under the sun. Every day. And in countless ways!”  Continue reading Italian Jumping Worms [Video]