Archive for 2014

Oppian Hill Park, Rome

Finding Your Own Path via WTF

Everyone who has ever achieved any kind of success got there in his or her own way. What’s yours?

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Mourning by Tim Green on Flickr

A Village in Mourning

Ciao carissimo Enzo . . . rimarrai sempre nei nostri cuori.

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the gardens of venice and the veneto

The Gardens of Venice and the Veneto by Jennie Condie & Alex Ramsay

I can’t recommend this highly enough for anyone who loves Italy, Venice, gardens, or photography.

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The French House

The French House by Don Wallace

Don Wallace’s The French House is engaging and well-written and will make even non-Francophiles yearn for a trip to France.

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Baby Espresso

Introducing Baby Espresso!

I’ve decided to create a space where I can share my meditations on mommyhood with a touch of humor and lightheartedness…come say hello!

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Michelle KaminskyMichelle Kaminsky is an American attorney-turned-freelance writer who lived in her family's ancestral village in Calabria, Italy for 15 years. This blog is now archived. 

Calabria Guidebook

Calabria travel guide by Michelle Fabio



Homemade apple butter
Green beans, potatoes, and pancetta
Glazed Apple Oatmeal Cinnamon Muffins
Pasta with snails alla calabrese
Onion, Oregano, and Thyme Focaccia
Oatmeal Banana Craisin Muffins
Prosciutto wrapped watermelon with bel paese cheese
Fried eggs with red onion and cheese
Calabrian sausage and fava beans
Ricotta Pound Cake