Despite legitimate terrorist threats in Europe, northern Italy seems calm, polished and welcoming.
Modernist architect Carlo Scarpa and Opera Diva Maria Callas had important moments in the Veneto which are now on display along with many other lesser known cultural sites.
Howdy and happy winter solstice. Winter officially begins tonight and we continue speeding towards Christmas, Kwanzaa and the finish line of 2015. As usual, I am not ready. In fact, I'm still mulling over something from October.