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Put the Camera Down

June 8, 2016

… It was the most perfect spring day in a little town outside of Milan… Christian had ventured off to find an ATM machine as I walked into the cutest, most colorful gelato shop. It was a quiet, slow day in Italy – a Sunday – and I was the only customer in the shop. The owner, a middle-aged man wearing a white apron, offered me a kind smile as I held up my hands to make the international sign…

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Italy 3/3: Rock It.

April 23, 2015

I mentioned in detail our reason for this trip in Part One but in short: it was a business trip 😉 I mean, not for me but the Italy portion involved some “work” on Christian’s part. Of course he wouldn’t necessarily call ‘headlining a rock show’ rough work, but you know… a lot of practice and energy still goes into it. Christian’s main job is producing (records, sound design for commercials, and even baby toys) but being able to watch…

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Italy 2/3: Windows, Doors, & Graffiti

April 22, 2015

I’m not sure when it started, but I’ve had this weird obsession with windows and doors for some time now. I even have a Pinterest board dedicated to this obsession which means surely I’m not the only window & door fanatic out there. (Right? Right?!) It doesn’t matter where I am, my eyes always seem to gravitate to one of the two, and I love that new places tend to bring different styles. Italy certainly did not disappoint in either…

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Italy 1/3 : Around Town.

April 21, 2015

For those of you who may not know, my husband works in the music industry. (You can read more about that here, in Part 1 of A Love Story.) Aside from his production work, he previously toured with the band Night Ranger (song: Sister Christian) but also still occasionally plays with a band called Pride of Lions. POL was started by Jim Peterik (friend and famous singer/songwriter, you’re probably most familiar with his song: Eye of the Tiger) and while…

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