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Mom’s Italian Adventure

My 79 year old mother loves to travel, preferably by cruise ship. You can imagine her shock when we surprised her with a round trip ticket to Italy for Christmas and New Year’s.  Mom’s longest flight before this trip only lasted a few hours.  I could sense her anxiety when I mentioned the three flights read more…


Back Home Again in Italy

Traveling to Italy from the United States takes patience and caffeine.  Spencer, my Mother and I finally touched down in Florence after an Uber ride and three flights.  My Mom has never set foot in Europe, let alone jumped six hours ahead in time.  Fortunately we made all of our connecting flights and found my read more…









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