october things

time is sneaky here. the afternoons stretch out long and lazy but entire days pass in a blink. it was september last i checked. and then it wasn’t anymore. isn’t it funny how that happens? funnier still how the days blur together in some senses, but stand out vividly in others – at once bound…

missings

this friday it’ll be a month since i left for italy. that feels impossible – both in that it can’t have been that long and i can’t have fit so many adventures and new experiences into such a short span of time. i miss pancakes. and i missed an opportunity to go to pompeii/capri/the amalfi…

when in rome

so i went to rome for the weekend. um what. i’m never going to get used to this. i don’t think i want to. anyway. we saw lots of things and went lots of places and my head is so full of facts and new ideas to consider that it’ll take weeks to think through…

this is it, boys

so i just got back from eating gelato (i tried bacio, christa! it was deeeeee-licious. also croccante all’amarena, great stuff) while sitting in front of the duomo under the stars. i’m pretty sure “magical” is the only appropriate word. i don’t ever want to get used to this. it’s only been two full days and…