refrigerated milk – a poem

refrigerated milk I poured you a bowl of cereal this morning frosted flakes there was an empty milk jug in the fridge who puts an empty milk jug back into the fridge? as I searched for an alternative I found half and half butter milk and finally a bottle of 1% milk all the way … Continue reading refrigerated milk – a poem

cinque terre poems

I went through some of my old poetry journals and wanted to share a couple I wrote during my time spent in Cinque Terre. Riomaggiore where mountain and sea meet pastel colored buildings stack on top of eachother each showing off skirts, dresses, tshirts - proof that people live here. Even the boats here are … Continue reading cinque terre poems

Cinque Terre – the most beautiful place on earth

Going to Cinque Terre for the weekend was one of the most magical times of my life. It was the first time I had ever traveled alone in Europe. Cinque Terre is made up of 5 different sea-side villages. The name translates to five lands.  They are, in order, Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza, and Monterosso … Continue reading Cinque Terre – the most beautiful place on earth

My Experience Living In Italy as an Au Pair

A couple of years ago, I spent five weeks living with a family of strangers au pairing in Northern Italy. You might be thinking, what on earth is an au pair? An  au pair is basically a full time nanny that goes to a different country to live with a family and babysits their children, … Continue reading My Experience Living In Italy as an Au Pair