January Wrap Up

The rain slowed down and it got warmer for the end of our second January in Split. We spent it walking as much as possible. We took some long night walks at the beach, we visited a beautiful park in the middle of Solin, and we went to one of Cirrus’ favorite places, Žrnovnica River.  […]

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January So Far

We started New Years Day the same way we do every year, with Hoppin John and cabbage. Then we took a beautiful walk to the beach and Cirrus played in the water. It was a lovely first day of the new year. We had the 2nd off also, and we spent it catching up on

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December Wrap Up

Time moves funny these days. I still can’t believe it’s December, and December is over already. Last year December was a whirlwind of travel. We drove from Nashville to New York, then took our first Transatlantic Crossing from New York to Southampton, UK. We then traveled across Europe to settle in the beautiful Split, Croatia.

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December so far

This first part of December has been restful and busy all at once. We’ve mailed a Christmas package home to family (fingers crossed it arrives). We’ve celebrated Cirrus’ 3rd birthday. We’ve watched our neighborhood come alive with a Christmas village, complete with ice skating, a live band on weekends, and rides for kids. For Cirrus’

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Uffizi Gallery

I knew that Italy, especially Florence, would give us opportunities to experience amazing art. My degree is in Fine Art, so I have seen a lot of beautiful Italian works in textbooks. Getting to see some of these works in person was astounding. It’s been several years since I’ve refreshed my knowledge – I was

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How to make handmade Tuscan Ceramic: a course with a master potter in Montelupo

Y’all. Daniel here. The pottery experience was extremely special. Our guide Matteo was kind, gracious, welcoming, and extremely passionate about their family business. He patiently explained each workstation in their factory, fielded questions big-and-small, and exuded contagious excitement. Younger me would not have believed getting to see this place was possible. The factory has been

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