Delizioso

Sicilians don’t stoop to modesty.  Yesterday we had ‘the world’s best ice cream’ at Dolceria Costanzo in Noto.  An extraordinary mix of creamy deliciousness and nuanced flavors (my favorite was mandorla made with sweet local almonds).  Earlier in the day we had ‘the world’s best sandwich’ at Caseificio Borderi in Syracusa.  We queued for  an…

Journeying On

Why is travel such a comfort after loss?  Is it that being on the move gives shape and purpose to a life when there is no shape or purpose left? My first thought after Laura died was to cut free of my normal existance, which was in tatters, and take refuge in travel.  I went…